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Appalachian Trail: Spivey Gap to US 19W

Link dense maple forests to scenic ridgelines then finish with a steep descent to the Nolichucky River on this 9-mile leg. Bonus: Check out Uncle Johnny Hostel, a popular hangout for thru-hikers.

Trip Tools

Shelters: No Business Knob Shelter: sleeps 6; no privy.

To Trailhead

Start: From Flag Pond, TN, head northwest on TN 23. In .6 mi. make a slight right onto Tilson Mountain Rd. Continue 4.4 miles and make a sharp right at US 19W. Trail intersects road in 6.2 miles. End: From Erwin, TN, take I-26 E and exit Jackson-Love Hwy. Turn left onto Jackson Love Highway and in .2 mi. turn right onto TN 352. Continue .8 mi. turning left onto River Rd. Trail intersects in .5 mi.

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