Top Spots

Pinnacle Mountain Fire Tower Trail

Unicoi, Tennessee

8.81 mi / 2700 ft gain

Mountain Bike up Pinnacle Mountain

Unicoi, Tennessee

9.6 mi / 1514 ft gain

Hike the Rocky Branch and Limestone Cove Trail

Unicoi, Tennessee

7.6 mi / 2200 ft gain

Hike to Pinnacle Mountain Fire Tower

Jonesborough, Tennessee

3 mi / 536 ft gain

Lone Oak to Tip Top Trail

Johnson City, Tennessee

3.25 mi / 1253 ft gain

Camp at Unaka Mountain Overlook

Unicoi, Tennessee

0.1 mi

Appalachian Trail: Beauty Spot to Unaka Mountain

Unicoi, Tennessee

6.35 mi / 1654 ft gain

Martin's Creek Falls

Erwin, Tennessee

2.06 mi / 522 ft gain

White Rock Loop

Johnson City, Tennessee

4.94 mi / 1457 ft gain

Places to stay


Rock Creek Recreation Area

Hampton, Tennessee

Dennis Cove Campground

Mars Hill, North Carolina

Wolf Laurel Haven with Game Room | Minutes to Slopes

From $135 / night

Mars Hill, North Carolina

SkyRidge: Lodge-Style Gem with Hot Tub & Game Room

From $178 / night

Mars Hill, North Carolina

Scenic Wolf Cabin w/ Hot Tub, Sauna & Deck Views!

From $263 / night

Guides and stories

Appalachian Trail - First 5%

Cody Markham

5 Awesome Trail to Town Adventures Near Asheville, NC

Erin McGrady

Part II: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway Near Asheville - South

Erin McGrady

Part I: Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville - North

Erin McGrady

6 Urban Parks in Asheville, North Carolina

Erin McGrady

Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway on the Way to Asheville, NC

Clayton Getsinger

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