Thompson and England Mountain Loop

HARD 3 reviews
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Thompson and England Mountain Loop is a 10.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wartburg, Tennessee that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
10.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2,532 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

forest

views

blowdown

muddy

rocky

washed out

hiking
5 months ago

Loop hike joining Ross Gap, Cumberland &Bird Mt trails. Hard on both trail and washed out rocky roads.Well marked. Begin in nice wooded section w stream xings. Then long mod ascent on old forest rd w sections of wash ,rocky footing, & deadfall. Ross Gap @ 2.5mi. Turn right following white blazes to Castle Rock. At Castle Rock, 4.5mi., join Bird Mt Tr and begin descent through switchbacks & exit woods @ Big Cove Campground. Aprrox 1.5mi back to beginning using walking path and park rd. A nice circuit with pretty streams, rocky features & some wintertime views from the upper ridgeline.