Laurel Fork Gorge and Falls, TN
December 24, 2009
Route: Laurel Falls Trail to Appalachian Trail
Type: Out and Back
Distance: 5 miles
Conditions: snowy, but sunny!
Impression: Very easy, this is a great day hike in any season...both the gorge and falls are impressive and provide plenty of picturesque moments...a good hike for beginners, this trip has very little elevation change...
Directions to Trailhead:
Hampton, TN is located between the cities of Elizabethton and Roan Mountain on Highway 19E. Once in Hampton, turn north onto route 321/67 toward Mountain City and take that approximately 1 mile and the Laurel Falls trailhead will be on your right.