"Mountain City?" Mountain City by goingsolo
Mountain City Travel Guide: 4 reviews and 6 photos
Mountain City is barely a spot on the map. One of those little blink and you'll miss it towns that you pass through along a highway leading to bigger and better billboards. The welcoming sign advertises Mountain City as a friendly and spectacular place. And, while we all know that road signs never lie or exaggerate, most people tend to ignore this outstretched baton of friendliness and drive right by.
I must admit I did just that. Drove right on through Mountain City proper, or whatever its called. But, just outside the main drag there's a pretty little state park that's worth a stop, especially on a Wednesday because parks are free on this day.
I didn't spend much time in Black Rock Mountain State Park, but did explore a little bit. If you're curious, take a look inside this page. Even if its not Wednesday, there's still no charge for entering.
- Pros:Friendly, interesting town (so says the sign) and interesting state park.
- Cons:The sign might by inaccurate and there may be better stuff up ahead.
- In a nutshell:Stop and take a look.
The two main trails in the park are the Tennessee Rock Trail and the Edmonds trail. The first is a 2 mile trail that... more travel advice
From the highway, its about 5 miles to the entrance of the park. Its a pretty drive up a steep winding road. There are... more travel advice
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