Big South Fork’s mysterious Chi Rho

On a rock outcropping overlooking the Big South Fork River east of Oneida is an elaborate carving that at least closely resembles an early...

Hike of the week: Angel Falls Overlook

Distance: 5.8 miles Elevation gain: 600 ft. Difficulty: Difficult Trailhead: Leatherwood When it comes to spectacular vantage points, there are several along the rim of the gorge encasing...

Black bear cubs seen alone might not be orphaned

That black bear cub that you see alone near your home might not really be orphaned. That's the message from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency,...

Hike of the week: Leatherwood Loop

Distance: 3.6 miles Elevation gain: 550 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: East Rim At 3.6 miles in length, Leatherwood Loop is far from the longest hiking trail that is...

Hike of the Week: Honey Creek Loop

Distance: 5.5 miles Elevation gain: 900 ft. Difficulty: Difficult Trailhead: Honey Creek If visitors are going to drive to the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area...

Report: Local tourism revenue still growing

Tourist activity generated $11.13 million in Scott County in 2015, according to a newly-released study by the Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association. That number reflects...

Hike of the week: Slave Falls

Distance: 3.8 miles Elevation gain: 150 ft. Difficulty: Easy Trailhead: Sawmill As the Twenty Week Hiking Challenge hits its halfway mark, it travels back to Divide Road on...

Hike of the Week: John Muir to O&W

Distance: 4.6 miles Elevation gain: 100 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Leatherwood Most people who hike the John Muir Trail, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area’s...

Hike of the Week: Burnt Mill

Distance: 4.3 miles Elevation gain: 200 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Burnt Mill As the crow flies, and even as the deer walks, Burnt Mill Loop isn’t far from...

Hike of the Week: Middle Creek Loop

Distance: 3.5 miles Elevation gain: 388 ft. Difficulty: Moderate Trailhead: Middle Creek The reaction of first-timers to Middle Creek Nature Loop, once they have completed the 3.5-mile hike,...
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