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Briar Creek Road (FS 188)

Intermediate
 4.1 (8)

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


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Map Key

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

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.

Contacts

Local Club: SORBA - Tri-Cities

Dec 17, 2020: Iron Mountain Trail

Dec 17, 2020: Hampton Watershed

Dec 17, 2020: Pinnacle Mountain

Land Manager: USFS - Cherokee National Forest Office

Shared By:

Marc Upton

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  4.1 from 8 votes

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in Johnson City

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#4

in Johnson City

#175

in Tennessee

#8,514

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Fire tower view.
Jul 23, 2017 near Unicoi, TN
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Jul 18, 2021 near Unicoi, TN
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Jul 18, 2021 near Unicoi, TN
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Jul 18, 2021 near Unicoi, TN
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Jul 23, 2017 near Unicoi, TN
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Jul 18, 2021 near Unicoi, TN

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