Cross Mountain

Johnson City, Tennessee 37615

Cross Mountain

Cross Mountain Professional Review and Guide

"The first 0.5 mile of this Appalachian Trail (A.T.) hike is for everybody (including those in wheelchairs), a universal access pathway over a view-laden meadow. The highlights come early as you trace the A.T. across the open fields of the old Osborne Farm. Here, far-reaching panoramas stretch north into Shady Valley and beyond into the Virginia highlands."

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Trail Information

Johnson City
Nearby City
5.8
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
3.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
3,510 feet
Trailhead Elevation
4,130 feet
Top Elevation
Cherokee National Forest, Watauga Ranger District: 423-735-1500, www.fs.usda.gov/cherokee
Local Contacts
Trails Illustrated #783 South Holston and Watauga Lakes; Appalachian Trail Conservancy TN–NC Maps 1 and 2; USGS Doe and USGS Shady Valley
Local Maps

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Jul 2018