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Hike to the Lilly Bluff Overlook

Lancing, Tennessee

Details

Distance

0.6 miles

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by Bailey Robbins

Take a simple stroll through the beautiful hemlock forest for sweeping views of the Obed Wild and Scenic River and the great valley below. This is an easy, flat hike to a wooden deck on the high outcrop of Lilly Bluff.

Anyone can access this hike by starting from the Lilly Bluff Overlook parking lot. For directions, plug the coordinates 36.10277, -84.72147 into your GPS or try here

The trailhead begins to the right of the bathrooms. Follow the Overlook Trail 0.3 miles through the forest until you arrive at a split. Promptly continue on the Overlook Trail to arrive at a wooden deck overlooking the gorge below. 

According to the National Park Service, the wooden walkway and gravel paths can be navigated by both strollers and wheelchairs.

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Features

Photography
Hiking
Bathrooms
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
River
ADA Accessible

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