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Briar Creek Road (FS 188)

Intermediate
 4.2 (6)

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


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5.5

Miles

8.9

KM

Doubletrack

3,525' 1,074 m

High

2,023' 616 m

Low

1,679' 512 m

Up

176' 54 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Unknown

E-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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  4.2 from 6 votes

#4

in Johnson City

#7701

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#4

in Johnson City

#154

in Tennessee

#7,701

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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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