Shadows of the Past-Townsend Historical Trail

Running parallel to US Highway 321, this 10 mile trail in Townsend, located in the heart of Tuckaleechee Cove, is ideal for walking or bycycling.  Markers along the way and an informative booklet tell the histories of Native Americans, settlers, special places such as springs and cemeteries, railroad and logging days, and features along the Little River.  The Shadows of the Past brochure is available at the Townsend Visitors Center.

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Location

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Latitude: 35.6776226 Longitude: -83.7447453 Elevation: 1106 ft

Hours Open

daytime

Time Period Represented

1,000 B.C to present

Seasons Open

year-round

Visitor Fees

None

ADA Accessibility Notes

Accessible.  Paved trail.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets must be leashed.

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