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Tennessee: Ice As Art

In winter, the glasslike menagerie of icicles in the Cumberland Plateau will send a chill down your spine.

Getting There:

The Big South Fork National Recreation Area and Pickett State Park are 15 and 25 miles, respectively, west of Oneida on TN 297 and 154.

Prime Time:

January, February.

Guides:

Hiking the Big South Fork, by Brenda Deaver, Jo Anna Smith, and Howard Duncan (University of Tennessee Press, 931-879-3625; $14.95).

Contact:

Pickett State Park, (931) 879-5821.

Big South Fork National River and Recreation

Area, (931) 879-3625; www.nps.gov/biso.

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