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Clarks Creek (TN-FSR25)

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One way

2.6 miles

4.2 km

Difficulty

Intermediate

Elevation gain

387 ft

118 m

Highest point

1,945 ft

593 m

Avg grade

3% (2°)

Elevation loss

-76 ft

-23 m

Max grade

16% (9°)

Elevation loss

-76 ft

-23 m

Avg grade

3% (2°)

Lowest point

1,609 ft

490 m


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Bald Mountain Recreation Zone, TN

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Shared by Sean Wiggins

Features

Fall Colors  ·  River/Creek  ·  Waterfall  ·  Wildlife

Overview

This is a mellow gravel forest service road running through the Clarks Creek watershed. The road starts off mellow and climbs a little over 400 ft in 2.5 miles. This road allows access to Sill Branch Falls, Long Arm Branch Trail and several other unnamed trails in the area. Primitive campsites are also available along the road. This is a mellow gravel forest service road running through the Clarks Creek watershed. The road starts off mellow and climbs a little over 400 ft in 2.5 miles. This road allows access to Sill Branch Falls, Long Arm Branch Trail and several other unnamed trails in the area. Primitive campsites are also available along the road.

Need to Know

The area has been closed to camping for the last several years due to "aggressive bear activity." Currently you may not camp at any of the sites along the road legally.

Contacts

Land Manager: USFS - Cherokee National Forest - Nolichuky-Unaka Ranger Station

Shared by Sean Wiggins
Improvements to this page by Dale Harrell

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