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Burrell's Cove and Saba Beach is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hayesville, North Carolina that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 5.3 mi Elevation gain 390 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Camping

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Nature trips

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Bird watching

Forest

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Getting There

Jackrabbit Mountain Recreation Area is located in the Tusquitee Ranger District of the Nantahala National Forest. The Recreation Area is on a wooded peninsula of scenic 6,950-acre Lake Chatuge, with a backdrop of high mountain peaks. Lake Chatuge is touted as the crown jewel of TVA system of lakes. Similar to a Swiss alpine lake setting, the lake is filled with a bounty of fish, from spotted, white and striped bass to catfish, crappie and sunfish. Some of the sites and infrastructure within the campground were updated in recent years. There are no water or electric hookup sites. There are hot showers and drinking water available in each camping loop. There is a 13-mile system of trails designed to accommodate mountain bikers ranging from the beginner to the expert rider while still providing for hiking use. This trail system has a trailhead with restroom, parking lot, drinking water, picnic tables and information board. Jackrabbit Mountain Hiking Trail loops around the peninsula for 2.4 miles, offering spectacular views of the lake for hikers. Mountain biking is not allowed on this trail.

This trail system has a trailhead with restroom, parking lot, drinking water, picnic tables and information board.

North Carolina Div. Of Travel and Tourism, 301 N. Wilmington Street , Raleigh, NC, 27601, Phone: 919-733-4171

From Murphy: Take Hwy 64 East towards Hayesville NC for 9 miles. From Hayesville, go 6.2 miles, and then turn right on NC 175. Travel 2.5 miles, and turn right on NC 1155. From Hayesville: Take US 64 East for 6.2 miles, and turn right onto NC 175. Go 2.5 miles. Turn right onto SR 1155. From Hiawassee: Take GA75North for about 3.5 miles, to the NC-GA state line, where it turns into NC175. Proceed 1.5 miles, and turn left onto SR1155. From Asheville: Take I-40 West to Canton. Take Exit 27 onto 74West/19-23South. At Exit 81, take 23-441South to Franklin. In Franklin, take 64West for 31 miles, and turn left on NC175. Go 2.5 miles. Turn right on SR1155 to the recreation area.

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Richard Armstrong
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Nice trail. Hiked this trail before, but has been a while. lots of spider webs. Trail needs work, getting grown over in spots. Had no trouble following trail. Was short on time, so didn't hike out to the point. Recommended hike.

marco brunelli
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Brendan Williams
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Chris Allen
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Wayne Richard Garland
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Sergio Regueros
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Marc Merrill
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Dean Grey
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Don Schneider
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David Alexander
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Weslee Washington
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Jay Britz
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Ariana Delle-donne
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David Stuart
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Don Schneider
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Jay Britz
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Megan Dover
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Tara B.
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E & T Schoenwetter
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carson neal
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E & T Schoenwetter
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Mauricio Romero
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Sean Motta
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