As a supplement to our maps, FMST maintains a trail guide which includes the Sauratown Trail

 Mountains To Sea Trail Guide for Sauratown Trail

STATrail Markers and signs

One dot, two dots, brown posts with numbers??? What does it all mean?
 To make sense of the trail markers, click here:

A Guide to STA Trail Markers

        Click on a trail link below to view a map of that section

        Ruben Mountain Trail  

        Moderate to Difficult
    This is actually part of Hanging Rock State Park and is a hiking and horseback trail accessible from Tory's Den Parking Lot. 

       RM Collins Trail and Booth Loop

Moderate to Difficult
        Rocky and narrow. (The Booth Loop is open until you reach the creek. Working on creek hazards.)
        Accessible from Tory's Den Parking Lot.

       Sections 4, 5, 6  

        Cutting through the edges of fields with some hills. Beautiful views of Hanging Rock and the Blue Ridge Mountains!

       Section 7   

        Wide trails, with dirt and sand. One long switch-back section on 7. Hikers will have to cross Big South Creek on foot.

       Section 8

        Entirely on a long, quiet gravel road

       Sections 9, 10

        Lots of creek crossings, rocky sections, switchbacks, and beautiful rhododendrons! Ride along Sauratown Mountain and enjoy some mountain climbs and gorgeous views!

       Section 11

        Narrow, winding trails, packed dirt. Little Yadkin River crossing will get hikers wet
        Accessible from Brim's Grove Parking Lot

        Section 12   (New re-route, Jan 2020)

        Riding through a field and along a creek.
        Accessible from Brim's Grove parking Lot

        Sections 13

        Part of 13 is closed due to landowner listing property for sale.

        Section 14

        Winding through the woods and along fields, smooth dirt path.
        Accessible from Old Winston/Coon Rd parking lot

        Sections 15, 16

        These sections (15 & 16) are temporarily closed until they can be re-routed.  Please follow detour instructions on the Trail Status page.