Fooshee Trail

Location: Ten Mile, Tenn.
Reservoir: Watts Bar
Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 3 miles
Coordinates: 35.660961 -84.762489

  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Parking
Great views of Watts Bar Lake can be seen all along this trail in the winter. A wide trail that takes you along the ridge top is great for the more experienced family of hikers because of its length. This trail is about 70 miles south of Knoxville, Tenn. Take I-40 to exit 60, turn right onto Hwy. 68 and then right onto Hwy. 304. (Trailhead is down a short gravel road on the left right before entering Fooshee Pass Campground.)

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