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Tow String Horse Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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2.3 mile 3.7 kilometer point to point
89% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 272' 83 m
Descent: -449' -137 m
High: 2,585' 788 m
Low: 2,143' 653 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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A scenic horse trail leading through Smoky Mountain wilderness.

Hunter R

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has hundreds of miles of trails for visitors to enjoy, over 550 of which are open to horse use. This is one of several horse trails that can range in grade, tread, and length. Visitors are encouraged to take part in one of the park’s guided trail tours that are offered from the spring season through the fall. For more information on guided horseback tours, see the park’s website.

Visitors are also allowed to bring their own horses to experience the tranquility of the trails by themselves. For more information on horse trails and personal horse use within the park, please visit the park’s website or call (865) 436-0120.

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Smoky Mountain National Park, NC.
Mar 30, 2016 near Cherokee, NC

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