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Big South Fork - Middle Creek to Twin Arches

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Distance: 7.6 miles


Strenuous, eight to nine mile hike from the Middle Creek to Twin Arches trailheads at Big South Fork near Jamestown, TN.
  • 001 - Middle Creek Trailhead
  • Trail "shortcut" turns left
  • 002 - Trail follows old road
  • Trail turns left
  • Cross a plank bridge
  • Rock overhangs
  • 021 - Large rock house
  • Tree growing out of boulder
  • Trail junction
  • Trail junction
  • Cross gravel road
  • Ridge Fork Road
  • Continue toward Slave Falls
  • Bridge over small creek
  • Trail junction
  • Trail junction
  • Slave Falls
  • Main Trail
  • Water pouring off hill
  • Trail follows creek
  • Plank bridges
  • Bridge crosses creeks
  • Trail junction
  • Jake's Place
  • Creek crossing
  • Small waterfall
  • Approaching North Arch
  • Under North Arch
  • North or South Arch
  • Approaching South Arch
  • South Arch Panorama
  • Stairway to trailhead
  • Twin Arches trailhead restroom

This combination of trails has a little bit of everything: massive rock walls, rock houses, streams, waterfalls, pine forests, and the giant twin arches of rock at the end as our payoff at sunset.

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