The Best Backpacking in Jamestown

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Top backpacking spots in and near Jamestown

  • Jamestown, Tennessee

    Hicks Ridge, Wild Cat Den, Willie Lee, Pavilion, Teepee Loop and Proctor Ridge

    12.5 mi / 1227 ft gain
    Hicks Ridge, Wild Cat Den, Willie Lee, Pavilion, Teepee Loop and Proctor Ridge is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Jamestown, Tennessee.
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  • Jamestown, Tennessee

    Hike to Twin Arches

    2 mi / 700 ft gain
    The trail starts the parking lot which has some nice bathrooms and a nice small picnic area that is open year round. From the trail-head you will follow the signs that will lead you a short mostly flat .7 mile hike to the first arch. Once you get to the first arch there is a small area with some ...
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  • Oneida, Tennessee

    Backpack to Angel Falls Overlook in the Big South Fork

    4.0
    6.4 mi / 800 ft gain
    Starting at a very small parking space, you head onto a fairly overgrown trail for half a mile. The trail then begins to thin out and is not as overgrown. Keeping a steady incline, you almost instantly feel the burn in your calves.  At around 2 miles in, there is a single grave from a baby that l...
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  • Oneida, Tennessee

    Grand Gap Loop Trail

    12.16 mi / 2316 ft gain
    Grand Gap Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Oneida, Tennessee.
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  • Oneida, Tennessee

    Honey Creek Loop Trail

    4.22 mi / 709 ft gain
    Honey Creek Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Elgin, Tennessee.
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  • Lancing, Tennessee

    Camp at OBED Wild and Scenic River Area via the Point Trail

    4 mi
    You will want to park at the Lilly Bluff parking lot. Your GPS won't know where this is, so here are the GPS coordinates N36° 06.162', W84° 43.280'.The trailhead is located on the North side of the parking lot. All you need to do is follow the sign for Point Trail. The trail culminates at an e...
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  • Wartburg, Tennessee

    Bird Mountain and North Bird Mountain Loop

    10.56 mi / 3566 ft gain
    Bird Mountain and North Bird Mountain Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Wartburg, Tennessee.
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  • Wartburg, Tennessee

    Squire Knob, The Garden Spot, Bald Knob, Bird Mountain and England Mountain

    15.95 mi / 3596 ft gain
    Squire Knob, The Garden Spot, Bald Knob, Bird Mountain and England Mountain is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Wartburg, Tennessee.
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  • Wartburg, Tennessee

    Spicewood Branch Trail

    7.32 mi / 1952 ft gain
    Spicewood Branch Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Wartburg, Tennessee.
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  • Wartburg, Tennessee

    Emory Gap Trail

    2.44 mi / 495 ft gain
    Emory Gap Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Wartburg, Tennessee.
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  • Wartburg, Tennessee

    Lone Mountain Trail

    7.96 mi / 1581 ft gain
    Lone Mountain Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Harriman, Tennessee.
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  • Williamsburg, Kentucky

    Sheltowee Trace Trail to KY 192

    21.03 mi / 2136 ft gain
    Sheltowee Trace Trail to KY 192 is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Corbin, Kentucky.
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  • Sparta, Tennessee

    Polly Branch Falls Trail

    9.38 mi / 1119 ft gain
    Polly Branch Falls Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sparta, Tennessee.
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  • Sparta, Tennessee

    Virgin Falls State Natural Area Loop

    5.0
    4.46 mi / 400 ft gain
    Beginning at the Virgin Falls SNA parking area, the Virgin Falls trail is approximately a 9 mile round trip (excluding any side trails) which will allow you to experience three waterfalls: Big Branch Falls, Big Laurel Falls, and the namesake Virgin Falls. There is a fourth, Sheep Cave Falls, that...
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  • Grandview, Tennessee

    Hike to Piney Falls

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 500 ft gain
    The gravel road heading to the trailhead is on the rougher side to take it slow. When you get to the trailhead it’s a small gravel pull off right off the road. There are no maps at the trailhead but there are only a few trails to take and they are marked with a blue marker. To get to the upper fa...
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  • Andersonville, Tennessee

    Norris Dam State Park Campground Trail

    14.6 mi / 2310 ft gain
    Norris Dam State Park Campground Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Rocky Top, Tennessee.
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