Bee Branch Trail
Popular but unmarked trial through the Sipsey Wilderness
The trail is reached by connecting two other trails: Trail 202 (Johnson Cemetery Trail) and Trail 209 (Sipsey Fork Trail). The Johnson Cemetery Trailhead is located off CR 60. Travel 2.5 miles on Johnson Cemetery Trail and arrive at the Sipsey River crossing. Once across, Johnson Cemetery Trail dead-ends into Sipsey Fork Trail; turn left. Continue on Sipsey fork half a mile past the sign for Trail 204 and you will come to a fork; the right fork is the beginning of Bee Branch Trail.
Bee Branch Trail ends just over a mile later at two massive waterfalls and several caves. If you have a map and a compass and are comfortable using them, try venturing off the trail, where you'll find many other waterfalls.
A campsite is located near the waterfalls at the end of the trail.
Directions: Google Directions
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|Miles||Trail Name||Short Description|
|0||Rippey Trail||Trail to Sipsey River|
|4||Sipsey River Trail||Longest trail in the Sipsey Wilderness|
|5||Borden Creek Trail (Trail 200)||Great family hike through the Sipsey Wilderness|
|20||Dismals Canyon||Follows Dismals Branch stream on the Canyon Floor|
|39||Flint Creek Trail||See various species of plant and animal life associated with an oak-hickory forest|