Whites Creek Trail

Location: Spring City, Tenn.
Reservoir: Watts Bar
Difficulty: Moderate
Distance: 3-mile loop
Coordinates: 35.762211 -84.762352
Amenities:

  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Parking
Description:
Somewhat secluded, this trail will challenge you—be prepared for steep ascents and descents that take you up on the ridge top then down in the valley. Stone or wood steps have been built in the steepest climbs. Much of the trail is single file. Expect to see sweetgum, American beech, mountain laurel, yellow trillium and bloodroot. Birds abound; this is a great trail for those that want to see nature...and hear it at its finest. This trail is about 30 miles west of Knoxville, Tenn. Take I-40 to exit 347, then south on Hwy. 27, through Rockwood.

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