Honey Creek Trail

The Honey Creek Loop Trail contains some of the most rugged and beautiful terrain in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.

photo:  Type: Backcountry, Nature Trail
Length: 5.00 miles
Loop Trail? Yes
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: Access c. 8 miles N of Elgin.
State(s): Tennessee
Counties:
Latitude: 36.42121
Longitude
: -84.65176

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Description

The Honey Creek Loop Trail contains some of the most rugged and beautiful
terrain in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.

The entire loop trail system is only 5.6 miles in length, travel time is slow and
the going is very difficult. Long steep stairs are located along the Honey Creek
Loop Trail.

Honey Creek Loop Trail requires hikers to cross-creeks and at times to travel
in the creek bed itself. Travel through boulder fields may require using your
hands and knees to climb over and among boulders. Trail tread in these
sections is often uneven, wet and slippery. Extreme care should be taken
when hiking in these areas.

It is recommended that you do not take young children and pets on this trail.
To be safe and enjoy the scenery, allow a minimum 1 hour hiking time per mile.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1973

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Brochure: Map and Brochure

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Bowaters Southern Paper Company
Calhoun , TN 37309

 

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