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Flint Rock Overlook Loop

 3.7 (3)

7.2 Miles 11.6 Kilometers


45%

Singletrack

1,008' 307 m

Ascent

-1,008' -307 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

28%

Max Grade (15°)

4,127' 1,258 m

High

3,359' 1,024 m

Low

Shared By Sean Wiggins

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All Clear 87 days ago
Dry: FS cleared Holston mnt trail last week. All clear! History

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A nice loop highlighting the view from Flint Rock.

Sean Wiggins

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Overview

Highlights include the Holston Mountain fire tower, a nice ridgetop singletrack on Holston Mountain Trail #44, and the fantastic view of South Holston Lake from Flint Rock.

Description

Starting at the gate, climb FS Rd 56A for a mile up to Holston High Knob. At the top, you'll see the fire tower and the cutoff to Holston Mountain Trail #44. After mostly descending for around two miles, take a left on Flint Mill Trail #49. Follow this for half a mile to the Flint Rock overlook. Retrace your route back to Flint Gap and take a right on Flint Mill Gap Road 4202. Follow this back to the intersection with FS Rd 56A, make a right, and you'll be back at the gate.

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Jul 20, 2018
TRACY PAYNE
Trail was pretty overgrown from the tower on around 7mi — 4h 00m

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in Tennessee

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