The Unicoi Crest above Tellico Plains


Cherokee Hiking Club
198 Crews Drive, Benton, TN 373




Cherokee National Forest Trail Blurbs

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In cooperation with the Tellico Ranger District and the Ocoee/Hiwassee Ranger District of the Cherokee National Forest, we are developing a series of trail blurbs with information about the trail and a trail map and access map for the trails in the sourthern half of the Cherokee National Forest of interest to hikers. New ones will be added as they are developed. These is the first that we have done. We will be adding more as they are developed. When planning your hike, please refer to our trail difficulty rating system.

Bald River Trail #88, 4.8 miles one way, moderate

Basin Lead Trail, 6.1 miles, moderate

Benton MacKaye Trail section 12e - Lost Creek Campground to Hiwassee River, 4.1 miles, easy

Big Frog Area Map - large PDF file, mileages and names of trail on separate file

Chestnut Mountain Loop Trail in the Gee Creek Wilderness, 9.9 miles, moderate

Falls Branch Falls Trail #87 in the Citico Creek Wilderness, 1.3 miles, moderate

Flats Mountain Trail #102, 6.1 miles, one way, moderate

Kirkland Creek Trail #85, 4.3 miles, one way, moderate

Nell's Cabin Trail, Nantahala National Forest, 3.8 miles round trip, easy. Site of cabin for movie Nell.

Warrior's Passage National Recreation Trail #164, 6.2 miles, moderate