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5.5 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Big Hill Pond State Park Map

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Big Hill Pond Dry Ridge Trail


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Activities & Features


Dry Ridge Trail is a moderate hike in Big Hill Pond State Park that's a hidden gem for hikers and backpackers in southern Tennessee. Backcountry camping is available along this trail. This trail is dog friendly, so long as your furry kids are on leash. The park website sums up hiking in Big Pond State Park as "Thirty miles of overnight and day use trails with four backpack trail shelters can be found on the park. Five miles of hiking trail and two shelters lies south of the railroad. This is within our hunting area. Trail map available upon request." There is camping available in Big Hill State Park.

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Entrance Free, Camping Fees
Contact: Big Hill Pond State Park 1435 John Howell Road Pocahontas, TN 38061

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