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    Backbone Rock Recreation Area

    Highway 133, Cherokee National Forest, Shady Valley, TN
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    Reviewed 14 June 2017

    Nice place to hike the Backbone Rock Trail to the AT. Head north on the AT and arrive in Damascus which is around 6 miles one way. The backbone rock trail is strenuous so please make sure you bring plenty of water. The fishing on...More

    Thank leahkashouty
    Reviewed 21 April 2016

    Wer made our way to Backbone Rock Recreation Area for a picnic. The area has several trails for hiking...they can be challenging because of the incline, but well worth it. The creek provides ample exploration opportunities and there are plenty of places to have said...More

    1  Thank TheGambianRPCV
    Reviewed 4 June 2015

    Took our motorcycle group to Backbone Rock and it was very cool. Sits along the river and riding through the rock was really neat. Worth you effort to drive or ride up this way if you are along Hwy 421. Nice stop for anyone coming...More

    Thank jgwisdom
    Reviewed 10 May 2015

    Spent 3 nights at a tent site directly on South Holston Lake. The site was spacious and very close to the water. Mostly wooded campsite. The shower house was too far to walk from our campsite but there were bathrooms with flushing toilets and sinks...More

    Thank Julie M
    Reviewed 13 September 2011

    This is a rec area within the Cherokee National forest. It's beautiul, had a small river that runs by it, picnic tables and restrooms. There is a wonderful hiking trail up Backbone rock

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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Tennessee >
    • Shady Valley
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