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Muskrat Creek Shelter

(4590 ft)

78.4 miles from Springer Mountain

 

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Built in 1995.

Another new Nantahala shelter,  this one replaced the old A-frame shelter built by the USFS in 1972.  This shelter, built in April 1995,  sits by the source of Muskrat Creek and water is available from the spring next to the shelter. privy beyond shelter. 

Sleeps 8. 

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View near Muskrat Creek Shelter

Nantahala Hiking Club

Nantahala Hiking Club maintains the 58.5 miles between Bly Gap and the Nantahala River.
 
N.H.C.
173 Carl Slagle Road,
Franklin, NC. 28734