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West Overlook Trail

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Length


0.8 Miles 1.3 Kilometers


599' 183 m

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Descent

15%

Avg Grade (8°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

1,919' 585 m

High

1,320' 402 m

Low

Shared By Max Willner

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A short trail that comprises part of the House Mountain Loop.

Max Willner

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Wildflowers

The House Mountain State Natural Area opens at dawn and closes at dusk.

Description

This trail is part of the House Mountain Loop. Beginning at the House Mountain State Natural Area parking lot, hikers will take West Overlook Trail from the trail junction. In 0.8 miles, the trail will switchback to the Crest Trail, which is roughly 1.5 miles in length. Following the mountain ridge, hikers can take Crest Trail to the West Overlook - providing a view of the Cumberland Mountains to the North and the Smokies to the South.

Flora & Fauna

Hawks, grouse, woodpeckers, tanagers, turkeys, and many other birds.

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