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Briar Creek Road (FS 188)

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

5.5 mile 8.9 kilometer point to point
Doubletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,679' 512 m
Descent: -176' -54 m
High: 3,525' 1,074 m
Low: 2,023' 616 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Marc Upton

A Forest Service Road that takes you through the Buffalo Mountain Corridor.

Marc Upton

Electric Mountain Bikes Allowed

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Description

Briar Creek Road takes you through Buffalo Mountain. It is a dirt, gravel and paved in certain areas. This is alternate way from Dry Creek Road to climb to the Pinnacle Mountain Tower and intersects with the Pinnacle Mountain Tower Trail.

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in Johnson City

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in Johnson City

#155

in Tennessee

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Fire tower view.
Jul 23, 2017 near Unicoi, TN
Midway.
Jul 23, 2017 near Unicoi, TN
Trail just after intersection
Jan 7, 2015 near Unicoi, TN
Trail intersection
Jan 6, 2015 near Unicoi, TN

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