John Muir Trail

Type: Backcountry
Length: 20.70 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Snowshoeing
Swimming - Diving/snorkeling
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? $2.00

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Location: Along Hiwassee River near Reliance, In Cherokee National Forest, along Hiawasee R gorge, NE of Archville on SR 315.
State(s): Tennessee
Counties: Polk
Latitude: 35.18939
: -84.49058

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Additional Details

Width: 48 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 5%
Elevation Low Point: 1,000
Elevation High Point: 2,000
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

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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:
Steve Goldman
Cherokee National Forest
Ocoee/Hiwassee District
Benton , TN 37307
(423) 338-5201



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