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Phillips Hollow Trail is a 7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Greeneville, Tennessee that features a waterfall. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 7.0 mi Elevation gain 2,680 ft Route type Out & Back
Dogs on leash Hiking Running Waterfall Wildlife Muddy Rocky Washed out
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This trail is definitely not for amateurs. There is several places that require crossing through the creek over boulders, some places as deep as 3 to 4 ft of wading. Rocks were very slippery as well as covered in moss. Much of the trail seemed to be washed out. This trail is for ADVANCED Hikers.

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Caitlyn Smith
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Cherish Rooney
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The trail was gorgeous. However, the markers are terribly hard to follow. I hiked this trail alone and got very lost. Additionally, I had to call 911 and get help on how to find my way back. It seems self explanatory, really, but if you find yourself lost, just follow the stream down and you’ll eventually end up where you started. Be careful!!

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Eliza Green
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If you are going to hike this trail in the summer months be sure to wear long pants. The trail is rather over grown with stinging neddle after about a mile in. Couple creek crossings but nothing too difficult. Following the trail markers posed a bit of a challenge but makes for a decent day hike.

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Brian Gerber
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As the others said, the trail is rather overgrown. About 3/4 mile in the trail gets pretty rough. If you’re out for scenery, take the right path up to Margarette Falls.

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Heather Williams
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We hiked part of this trail. We hiked it for about an hour before we finally turned around. The trail is VERY VERY overgrown and not well marked. This trail needs some TLC! The trail is also rated hard. Unless it gets harder past the point where we turned around, it should be rated moderate. I think I will bring some spray paint and a machete next time I go. However, the hike was beautiful!! I see other reviews saying it meets up with other trails. We did not see any other trails and struggled even find our trail most of the time.

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Cody Robinson
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Fairly easy hike until it branches off with the Artie hollow trail. If you take a right, it's basically straight up to the AT.

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Sharon Rayder
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Hiking

Loved this trail! Several waterfalls along the way. (The Artie Hollow Trail, from the left, meets up with this one about 2 miles up. It's marked with trail tape where it branches off.) I would rate this trail as moderate to strenuous. There are numerous creek crossings and there are places you have to look for the blazes. They are there, but can take a second or two to find. The trail meets up with the AT I think and becomes more of an uphill climb past the Artie Hollow trail. The Spruce Thicket trail also branches off this trail not too far into the trail but I've never been able to find it. This trail is worth hiking, but it is better in the fall after the leaves have fallen and more of the waterfalls can be seen. There is a very large tree trunk obstructing the path and must be climbed around or gone through. There is a muddy area around the trunk so watch your footing.

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Marcus Schlier
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Jeremy Jones
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jed kimm
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Wes Stinson
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Kayla Riddle
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Brandy Roberts
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Cody Robinson
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