Benton MacKaye Trail

ESCAPE FOR JUST A MOMENT

The famous Benton MacKaye Trail is part of the TOHA region and is a great way to enjoy local hiking.

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Benton MacKaye Trail (BMT)
Vonore, TN

More Information

The Benton Mackaye Trail winds nearly 300 miles through the Appalachian mountains. The trail runs from Springer Mountain in Georgia to the Big Creek Campground on the northern edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. View / Print Benton-MacKaye Trail For more information visit www.bmta.org

What People Are Saying

This was a very beautiful drive. It had a lot of overlooks and the trees were very beautiful. We also rode over to Joyce Kilmer Forest. This was a very nice hike and was amazing to see all the older trees. I would advise to take a bathroom break before the trip across the mountain.

Road trip

Linda, NC.

Incredible drive through the Cherokee National Forest. Lots of hiking, waterfalls and mountain streams. Areas of the skyway are rather curvy, so beware. Some like to speed through this area either in road rally’s or on motorcycle. Have seen several severe accidents.
A MUST visit for all the beauty!

Unbelievable beauty

dbauman, TN

We were surprised at how beautiful this route is. Sadly, our trip was cut short from annual undergrowth burning. We will definitely come back this way.

Gorgeous views

Mike, AL.

Nice smooth road that’s a lot of fun with beautiful sights. There’s plenty of pull offs for photos and small hikes and it makes a really nice scenic drive.

Awesome road and view

Illinois

We were in town to view the fall foliage. We hit it just right. This drive is magnificent. Several viewing sights along the way. Take advantage of all if possible.

Beautiful

Bruce, MS.

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Places to stay near here

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The Tennessee Overhill region covers several areas that are full of wonderful places to stay. No matter where you end up, you can rest easy knowing days full of fun and adventure await!

Super 8

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Scottish Inn

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Days Inn

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Econo Lodge

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Ocoee Mist Farm B&B

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Chilhowee Campground

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Welcome Valley Village

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Lake Ocoee Inn & Marina

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I-75 Campground

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