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Tennessee#xE2;#xAC;"s Cumberland Plateau, a wide tableland cut with a dizzying array of deep gorges, is a geological wonderland. It is a place to behold and a place to savor. Th is new entry in the trusted series details 50 hikes on the plateau, from the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area near Kentucky to the fascinating Walls of Jericho astride the Alabama state line; from the thousand-foot gorge cut by the mighty Tennessee River down Chattanooga way to the watery beauty of Virgin Falls by Sparta. It will encourage you to get out and enjoy the treasures of Tennessee#xE2;#xAC;"s unspoiled Cumberland Plateau. Specific emphasis is placed on the most scenic destinations and the unique places that make the plateau so special, places like the Great Stone Door, with its sandstone formations and vertical rock walls, and Cumberland Mountain State Park, with its ancient trees and evidence of human history. Also included are comprehensive maps for each hike, scenic photos, and a Hikes-at-a-Glance table that makes choosing your desired hike a breeze.
Johnny Molloy is an adventurer who has written dozens of guides and many articles for hikers, campers, and paddlers, as well as many entries in the 50 Hikes guidebook series, including titles covering the north Georgia mountains, South Carolina, the Ozarks, and Alabama. Molloy travels extensively throughout the United States, engaging in a variety of outdoor pursuits. For the latest on his adventures, please visit www.johnnymolloy.com.
Table of Contents
|How to Use This Guidebook||p. 21|
|What It's Like: Hiking on the Cumberland Plateau||p. 23|
|Northern Cumberland Plateau|
|Pickett State Park Highlight Loop||p. 26|
|Hidden Passage Loop with Double Falls||p. 30|
|Twin Arches Loop||p. 35|
|Slave Falls/Needle Arch Loop||p. 39|
|John Litton Farm Loop||p. 43|
|Grand Gap Loop||p. 47|
|Honey Creek Loop||p. 51|
|Angel Falls Overlook||p. 55|
|Leatherwood Ford Loop||p. 59|
|Burnt Mill Bridge Loop||p. 63|
|Lick Creek Mountain Overlook||p. 67|
|Cumberland Trail Loop at Frozen Head||p. 71|
|Frozen Head Tower via Old Mac Mountain||p. 75|
|Chimney Top Loop||p. 79|
|Breakaway Bluff Vista at Obed Wild and Scenic River||p. 84|
|The Point Trail||p. 88|
|Daddys Creek Gorge Hike||p. 92|
|Black Mountain Loop||p. 96|
|Grassy Cove Vista and Arch at Brady Bluff||p. 100|
|Byrd Creek and Beyond at Cumberland Mountain||p. 103|
|Byrd Lake Loop||p. 107|
|Virgin Falls||p. 110|
|Yellow Bluff Loop at Scotts Gulf||p. 114|
|Screw Cliff Loop at Scotts Gulf||p. 118|
|Southern Cumberland Plateau|
|Fall Creek Falls Highlight Hike||p. 124|
|Paw Paw Loop at Fall Creek Falls||p. 128|
|Lower Loop at Fall Creek Falls||p. 132|
|Upper Loop at Fall Creek Falls||p. 136|
|Gilbert Gaul Loop||p. 140|
|Twin Rocks and Stinging Fork Falls||p. 144|
|Cascades of Duskin Creek||p. 149|
|Piney Falls State Natural Area||p. 153|
|Laurel Snow Wilderness Hike||p. 158|
|Savage Day Loop with Savage Falls Spur||p. 164|
|Savage Gulf Backpack Loop||p. 168|
|Collins Gulf Loop||p. 172|
|Greeter Falls Loop||p. 177|
|Stone Door Loop||p. 181|
|Grundy Forest Day Loop with Falls Addendum||p. 185|
|Fiery Gizzard Trail from Foster Falls||p. 190|
|Rock Creek Gorge Loop||p. 195|
|Imodium Falls via Little Possum Creek Gorge||p. 199|
|North Chickamauga Pocket Wilderness||p. 203|
|Tennessee River Gorge Vistas||p. 208|
|Lawsons Rock There-and-Back||p. 212|
|Mullens Cove Loop||p. 216|
|Pot Point Loop||p. 221|
|Franklin State Forest Hike||p. 226|
|Buggytop Cave/Peter Cave Hike||p. 230|
|Walls of Jericho||p. 234|
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