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Fighting Creek Nature Trail

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 3.4 (8)

A short, scenic loop through the forest, leading to a historic log cabin.


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

1.9

KM

Point to Point

1,555' 474 m

High

1,457' 444 m

Low

110' 33 m

Up

117' 36 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

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Family Friendly This trail's short length, manageable grades, and historic cabin make it a wonderful option for families with children.

Description

Beginning at the Sugarlands Visitor Center, head north along the short loop through gorgeous eastern hardwoods. Take your time to appreciate the shaded environs surrounding the trail.

Eventually, the trail leads visitors to a small log cabin built by John Ownby and the remains of another cabin once owned by Noah McCarter.

This content was contributed by author Ken Wise. For a comprehensive hiking guide to the Great Smoky Mountains and to see more by Ken, click here.

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  3.4 from 8 votes

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in Sugarlands

#450

in North Carolina

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