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West Overlook Trail

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0.8 Miles 1.3 Kilometers

 

61% 

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599' 183 m

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0' 0 m

Descent

1,919' 585 m

High

1,320' 402 m

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15%

Avg Grade (8°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

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A short trail that comprises part of the House Mountain Loop.

Max Willner

Overview

The House Mountain State Natural Area opens at dawn and closes at dusk.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Wildflowers

Description

This trail is part of the House Mountain Loop. Beginning at the House Mountain State Natural Area parking lot, runners will take West Overlook Trail from the trail junction. In 0.8 miles, the trail will switchback to the Crest Trail, which is roughly 1.5 miles in length. Following the mountain ridge, runners can take Crest Trail to the West Overlook - providing a view of the Cumberland Mountains to the North and the Smokies to the South.

Flora & Fauna

Hawks, grouse, woodpeckers, tanagers, turkeys, and many other birds.

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