Big Firescald Loop

Johnson City, Tennessee 37615

Big Firescald Loop

Big Firescald Loop Professional Review and Guide

"This loop is set in the Shelton Laurel Backcountry of the Pisgah National Forest. Th e Jerry Miller Trail takes you to a 100-foot waterslide before opening onto Whiteoak Flats meadow. Ascend to the Appalachian Trail. Walk the stony knife-edge delineating North Carolina and Tennessee. Incredible 360-degree views appear from atop Big Firescald Knob, a half mile of continuous outcrops opening into the Tar Heel State and the Volunteer State. A steep trip down Fork Ridge takes you back to the trailhead."

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Trail Information

Johnson City
Nearby City
10.2
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
6.5–7.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Pisgah National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Greystone
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Aug 2018