Starr Mountain Trail

MODERATE 11 reviews

Starr Mountain Trail is a 11.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Tellico Plains, Tennessee that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
11.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
977 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

rock climbing

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Hike down Chestnut Mountain trail until you hit the intersection with Coffee Creek trail on the left. Take Coffee Creek trail up Chestnut Mountain until you see side trail to the bluff. Starr Mountain is west of Chestnut Mountain and separated by Gee Creek.

4 days ago

Started at trailhead beside gee creek. Walked 1 mike then came back. Nothing to see but trees at that point

rock climbing
3 months ago

Awesome trial with great views and rock climbing.

backpacking
7 months ago

Easy trail to do, even took my dog with me. Nice Sunday stroll

hiking
9 months ago

I heard awesome things about this place but couldn't find it. Anyone have info regarding the trailhead I'm down.

10 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

The trail is well marked for the first several miles. We made it up to the ridge then came back down, about 7 miles round trip. The views are probably amazing but it was super foggy for us. Will be hiking this trail again, hopefully to the end.

hiking
11 months ago

Trail begins right before Starr Mountain #190 sign and turns into the woods. Trail is marked good the first half. One sharp turn about a mile in is easy to miss. There are quite a few large lose rocks. Once to the switch backs your almost to the top of Starr Mtn. On top of the mountain it's a nice ridge walk.

Monday, May 23, 2016

hiking
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

It starts on an old logging road, so it's easy to follow for the first mile or so, but the trail disappears around the point where its supposed to climb the eastern slope of the ridge. Since I only had a couple of hours to spare I decided to postpone a stricter search for another day. An alternate way to reach the summit is via the Coffee Branch Horse Trail starting out of the Lost Corral Campground.

Alltrails Pro doesn't show the trail on its GPS.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Much less exciting than Gee Creek. First mile just up hill.