COVID-19: At REI, we encourage you to get outside responsibly. Stay local, avoid recreational travel, practice social distancing and check ahead for area and facility closures. Learn More
Trail Run Project Logo

Pinnacle Mountain Tower Trail

Intermediate

Trail

5.2 mile 8.4 kilometer point to point
87% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,650' 503 m
Descent: -208' -63 m
High: 3,526' 1,075 m
Low: 2,084' 635 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 24% (13°)

Dogs

Off-leash
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Robert Bradley

Run up Pinnacle Mountain and reward yourself with spectacular 360-degree views from atop the tower.

Robert Bradley

Features Fall Colors · Views

Description

Pinnacle Mountain Tower Trail is an impeccably maintained singletrack. A small shelter with running water and heated bathrooms sits at the foot of the trail. Following the lime-green blazes which will take you to the summit of Pinnacle Mountain. Once at the summit, ascend the fire tower for spectacular 360-degree views.

Run this trail?

We need help with the following missing trail information:

Need to Know, Flora & Fauna, Runner Notes

Contacts

Land Manager: Town of Unicoi

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

Sep 29, 2018
Fan Zhang
Very runnable, great views from tower. 10mi
Sep 29, 2018
Jie Huang
W/Fan: A very pleasant run with a rewarding view at the top.

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 4 votes

#1

in Erwin

#7806

Overall
  4.3 from 4 votes
5 Star
50%
4 Star
25%
3 Star
25%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#1

in Erwin

#134

in Tennessee

#7,806

Overall
33 Views Last Month
725 Since Feb 6, 2017
Intermediate

0%
75%
25%
0%

Photos

A sunrise and fog make for beautiful views over Unicoi County.
Feb 6, 2017 near Unicoi, TN
Enjoy phenomenal views from the fire tower atop Pinnacle Mountain.
Feb 6, 2017 near Unicoi, TN

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running