John Muir Trail

Address: Forest Service Rd. 108 Reliance, TN 37369 Phone: (423) 338-3300

An easy 20-mile hike beginning at Childers Creek in Reliance and ending near TN/NC line. It follows the Hiwassee River. First three miles very easy.

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Take Hwy. 411 north from U.S. 64 junction 11.4 mi. to Hwy. 30. Turn right on 30, travel 6 mi. to Hwy. 315, turn left on 315, cross the river and take the first right on Childer Creek Rd. Childers Creek parking area will be on the right 1 mi. Trail head is at the end of the lot.


City: Reliance, TN
Region: East Tennessee
Subregion: Chattanooga & Southeast

Admission Rates:
Per Vehicle $3

Hours Open:
Open Year-round

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