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East Lakeshore Trail - Canal Branch

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Easy hiking close to the lake shore. Beautiful views of the lake as you hike on a thick bed of pine needles.


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1.5

Miles

2.4

KM

Point to Point

961' 293 m

High

830' 253 m

Low

80' 24 m

Up

189' 58 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

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Description

As soon as you cross the bridge on Hwy 321 take a sharp u pin turn to the right to the Canal Branch trailhead parking on your left. From the gated entrance follow the service road a short distance and go under the power lines and then a left along the power line to the trail entrance on your right.

The trail follows the shore line through a beautiful forest of pine trees with fine views of the lake. It is easy with slight up and downs for 1.5 miles to the Baker Hollow Branch at Mizell Trailhead. You can continue on the Baker Hollow Branch for 3 miles.

To shuttle this hike your car can be left at Mizell or Baker Hollow Branch that connects with Davis Ferry Branch near Antioch Church Road.

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Shared By:

Xiaosong Geng with improvements by Larry Van Dyke

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in Tennessee

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The East Lakeshore Trail is well balazed with a white rectangle.
Feb 18, 2020 near Lenoir…, TN
Fine veiws of the lake especially in the winter.
Feb 18, 2020 near Lenoir…, TN
The trail sometimes is a few feet from the lakeshore and other times you climb a high bluff above the lake.
Feb 18, 2020 near Lenoir…, TN
There are a few slight hill climbs along the way.
Feb 18, 2020 near Lenoir…, TN
Walking on a bed of pine needles.
Feb 18, 2020 near Lenoir…, TN
Canal Branch trailhead parking area. Head down the service road and under the power lines.
Feb 18, 2020 near Lenoir…, TN

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