Forest Trail Explorer

US Forest Service and Southern Research Station

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Difficulty: Difficult
Trail Number: 1-02
Trail System: Appalachian Trail
Length: 28.0 miles

This trail follows the mountain crest from Maine to Georgia and passes through Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests for more than 200 miles. Open to hikers only, the trail boasts a chain of shelters about 10 miles apart.

Detailed guidebooks for the Appalachian Trail are available at national forest offices of from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, P.O. Box 807, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. 25425. For more information call toll-free at (888) AT-STORE 287-8673 or visit the Appalachian Trail website at www.appalachiantrail.org.

Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Number: 152
Trail System: Tsali Recreation Area
Length: 6.5 miles

This is a single track trail with stream crossings and old logging roads. Potential views of wildlife as you walk along the trail.

Schedule: Mountain bikes on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday and horses on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Number: 152A
Trail System: Tsali Recreation Area
Length: 8.3 miles

This is a single track trail with old logging roads and old home sites. Potential views of wild turkey, deer and grouse wildlife as you walk along the trail.

Schedule: Mountain bikes on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday and horses on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Number: 38A
Trail System: Tsali Recreation Area
Length: 8.8 miles

This is a single track trail with creek crossings and views of the Smokies and Lake Fontana.

Schedule: Open to mountain bikes on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and horses on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

Difficulty: Easy
Trail Number: 38
Trail System: Tsali Recreation Area
Length: 13.8 miles

This is a single track trail with creek crossings. Using the connectors, hikes can be shortened to 4 and 8 miles.

Schedule: Open to mountain bikes on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and horses on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.