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Appalachian Trail



There are 94 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Tennessee, some of which is adjacent to Bristol. The Trail runs along the Tennessee/North Carolina border for 160 additional miles. As the A.T. ascends to the High Country of the state line, hikers traverse the highest mountains along the Trail, including several above 6,000 feet.

To access, take US 421 18 miles east from Bristol, TN to AT crossing at the Cherokee National Forest.

Check out these 5 Must-Do Appalachian Trail Secions in Northeast Tennessee

5 Must-Do Appalachian Trail Sections in Northeast Tennessee