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Hike up Pinnacle Mountain and reward yourself with spectacular 360-degree views from atop the tower.


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Map Key

5.2

Miles

8.4

KM

Point to Point

3,526' 1,075 m

High

2,084' 635 m

Low

1,650' 503 m

Up

208' 63 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Off-leash

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Description

Pinnacle Mountain Tower Trail is an impeccably maintained singletrack. A small shelter with running water and heated bathrooms sits at the foot of the trail. Following the lime-green blazes which will take you to the summit of Pinnacle Mountain. Once at the summit, ascend the fire tower for spectacular 360-degree views.

Contacts

Land Manager: Town of Unicoi

Shared By:

Robert Bradley

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 5 votes

#10917

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  4.2 from 5 votes
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Trail Rankings

#187

in Tennessee

#10,917

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A sunrise and fog make for beautiful views over Unicoi County.
Feb 6, 2017 near Unicoi, TN
Enjoy phenomenal views from the fire tower atop Pinnacle Mountain.
Feb 6, 2017 near Unicoi, TN
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Apr 1, 2023
John K
9mi — 2h 40m
Jul 3, 2020
Hung Pham
Jun 5, 2020
selva karunakaran
Dense pine trees, gradual upslope, lots of rocks. The view from the top was worth the hike up. 10mi
May 3, 2020
Lance B
Day w/Lauren, lunch at Pinnacle Tower 5.2mi
Dec 26, 2018
Kevin Heimbrook
9mi
Jul 8, 2018
Chase Haney
Jun 16, 2018
Jacque Clayton-Higgins
Jun 4, 2017
Carly Young
Very pleasant trail with slow steady incline. Only hard factor is the distance (5 miles up, 5 miles down). But the views are very much worth it! 10mi
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