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Hiking trails of Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wilderness areas

Tim Homan

Hiking trails of Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wilderness areas

by Tim Homan

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Published by Peachtree Publishers in Atlanta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Citico Creek Wilderness,
  • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness (N.C. and Tenn.),
  • Tennessee
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Tennessee -- Citico Creek Wilderness -- Guidebooks.,
    • Hiking -- Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Citico Creek Wilderness -- Guidebooks.,
    • Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTim Homan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.T22 C584 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 227 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2206930M
      ISBN 100934601534
      LC Control Number89029100
      OCLC/WorldCa20671335

        I grew up in Gatlinburg and have hiked all the trails in the Smokies, have almost finished paddling the Little Tennessee River from Fontana to Ft. Loudon and am working on hiking all the trails in Joyce Kilmer, Slickrock, Citico, Gee Creek and Bald River Wilderness Areas. Grassy Branch Trail (Tennessee) Citico Creek Wilderness, Cherokee National Forest. Citico Creek is the largest Wilderness area in Tennesee, stretch acres across the southeastern corner of the state where it connects with the Joyce Kilmer/Slickrock Wilderness in North Carolina.

        Slickrock Creek Trail to Lower Falls, Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness. Posted by Jeff on @ am in Forest Hikes, Hiking, Hiking Blog, Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina, Rated Moderate Hikes, Tennessee, Water Hikes | 1 comment | Last modified: July 8, J oyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness straddles the North . Hiking Trails of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wildernesses - 2nd Edition is no longer available Hiking Trails of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wildernesses - 2nd Edition. 4 (1) rated 4 out of 5 with 1 reviews. Hike through miles of wilderness trails in western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee.

        Aided by a topographic map and an excellent guidebook (Hiking Trails of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wildernesses by Tim Homan) I decided on hiking a combination of trails that would form an approximately mile loop and, I hoped, provide me with a good sampling of what acres contained. views in the rugged Unicoi Mountains of southwestern North Carolina and Tennessee. Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness cov acres of wild territory along the state border. Combined with the neighboring Citico Creek Wilderness in Tennessee, this contiguous area contains some of the most remote, primitive trails in the Southeast.


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Hiking trails of Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wilderness areas by Tim Homan Download PDF EPUB FB2

This completely updated and revised guide to the hiking trails in the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and the Citico Creek Wildernesses, one of the most scenic and unspoiled areas of the Southern Appalachians, is an invaluable aid for novice and experienced hikers alike/5(13).

Tim Homan has done a great job of describing the trails of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wildernesses. Although the format is more oriented towards a readability style rather than a guidebook style, all the essential information was there and in a clear concise manner/5(2).

Slickrock and Citico Wilderness Loop is a mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Vonore, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking/5(16). Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, created incov acres (70 km2) in the Nantahala National Forest in western North Carolina and the Cherokee National Forest in eastern Tennessee, in the watersheds of the Slickrock and Little Santeetlah Creeks.

It is named after Joyce. The Hardest Trail in North Carolina - Slickrock Creek Trail If you're thinking of hiking up Slickrock Creek Trail in the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, I have some advice for you: don't do it.

I'm pretty sure that hike was the most miserable hike of my life. I'm also pretty sure I'm going to have scars from that hike. The Slickrock Creek Trail is the longest single trail in the Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness area.

Starting at an elevation of feet at the Slickrock Trailhead and reaching feet at the Naked Ground termination, this trail has at least Citico Creek Wilderness is a 16,acre (66 km2) wilderness area within the Cherokee National Forest in the U.S.

state of Tennessee. The wilderness contains the entire upper drainage of Citico Creek, which consists of the north and south forks and at least eight tributaries. Initially, Citico Creek is out of sight.

The trail gently descends to a small creek crossing at miles, after which the trail suddenly pops out on a precipitous bluff about 40 feet above Citico Creek. Join an old logging road and enter the Citico Creek Wilderness, which may or may not be signed, at miles.

The Slickrock Creek Trail is the longest single trail in the Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness area. Starting at an elevation of feet at the Slickrock Trailhead and reaching feet at the Naked Ground termination, this trail has at least 12 mi, Climbs Moderately, Moderately Rough. out of 5 stars Hiking Trails of Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wil Reviewed in the United States on July 1, Tim Homan has done a great job of describing the trails of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wildernesses/5(2).

The Hangover has the best views in Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, and arguably the finest views in the rugged Unicoi Mountains of southwestern North Carolina and Tennessee. Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness cov acres of wild territory along the state border.

Combined with the neighboring Citico Creek Wilderness in Tennessee, this contiguous area contains some of the most remote. Wilderness Connect ; University of Montana; 32 Campus Drive; Missoula, Montana ; Phone: () [email protected]; Wilderness Connect Policies.

You are now walking along the Slickrock Creek Trail (#42) within acre Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, not only a vital area of protection for the vast remote land on the north side of the Cherohala Skyway west of Robbinsville, but also an important link to the adjacent Citico Creek Wilderness in Tennessee.

Combined together, these. Hiking trails of Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wilderness areas. [Tim Homan] Home.

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North Fork Citico Creek Trail #98 Cold Springs Gap Trail # Miles South Fork Citico Creek Trail # Miles Total Miles: Trying to avoid Memorial Day crowds, we picked the Citico Creek Wilderness Area to hike in.

We wanted creeks to keep cool in and it is somewhat close to the house. We have never been in this area. More information:Hiking Trails of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wildernesses, by Tim Homan (; Peachtree Publishers; ; $) and The Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness and Citico Creek Wilderness Map (Cheoah Ranger District, Rt.

1, Box 16A, Robbinsville, NC ; ; $).-Jean Gauger and Hiram Rogers. Around m continue straight on Trail 95 at the junction with Trail At mileturn right to stay on trail At m top your water off with the headwaters of Citico Creek's North Fork.

At mileturn left on Forest Road TrailCold Spring Gap trail. Suggestions for Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock/Citico Creek Wilderness TN/NC ~3 day Loops TRAIL I have done some hiking in the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock/Citico Creek Wilderness from the hwy Cheoah Damn (the northern end of the wilderness) - mainly down to Slickrock creek and wildcat falls but all day hike loops of ~12 miles or so.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: Hiking trails of Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock and Citico Creek Wilderness areas. Joyce Kilmer–Slickrock was designated a wilderness area with the passage of the Wilderness Act. Nine years later, when the North Carolina Wilderness Act went into effect, the origi acres increased to the pres acres.

Joyce Kilmer–Slickrock shares a common boundary along the Unicoi Mountains with the Citico Creek Wilderness in the Cherokee National Forest in. HIGHLIGHTS: Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Creek Wilderness was designated with the passage of the Wilderness Act and expanded in size in with the North Carolina Wilderness Act.

acres of forest shares a common boundary along the Unicoi Mountains with the Citico Creek Wilderness in the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee, but the majority of land is in the Nantahala National.acre wilderness straddles Tennessee and North Carolina. Just to the west is the Citico Creek Wilderness creating a contiguacre roadless area between the 2 federally protected Wilderness Areas.

Another highlight of the area is the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest in the southeast corner on the North Carolina side. The forest.The Partners of the Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness were selected by the US Forest Service to receive the Bob Marshall Award for Group Champion of Wilderness Stewardship.

This is a national award recognizing our efforts to assist the Cheoah Ranger District in managing and preserving the Wilderness.