Information contained within this web site is taken from "Hiking & Biking on the Peaceful Side of the Smokies" prepared by the Smoky Mountain Convention & Visitors Bureau.
  Townsend Loop

.0 From Townsend Visitors Center cross U.S. Hwy. 321 in front of Visitors Center and continue straight down Asher Howard Road.

.1 At stop sign at “T” intersection, turn left on Old Hwy. 73.

.25 Turn right on River Road, pass wedding chapel on right.

.35 Pass Little River Railroad on left.

.45 Right on bike trial to corner of Hwy. 321 and Webb Road. Turn right on Webb Road, cross D.H. Tipton Bridge.

.75 Pass Townsend Church of God on left, continue on Webb Road.

1.15 Pass Berry Williams Road on right, continue on Webb Road.

1.50 Turn right on Cedar Creek Road and pass Pack’s Stables on right.

2 Great Mountain View!

2.25 Bear right just after passing Ledbetter Road on left and continue on Cedar Creek Road.

2.75 Bear left at Carnes Road (dead end), continue on Cedar Creek Road.

3.50 Turn right on Wears Valley Road and cross bridge.

3.75 Turn right on Old Hwy. 73

4.35 Turn left on Asher Howard Road at Maggie Lane.

4.45 FINISH – Cross Hwy. 321 to Townsend Visitors Center.


Access: Townsend Visitors Center, 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend.


Townsend Loop MAP