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Walls of Jericho

Estillfork, AL

Walls of Jericho is a 7 mile point-to-point trail located near Decherd , Tennessee. The trail is rated as moderate and is accessible all year. (weather permitting) The trail is hard to find if you don't know where it is. Go north off Hwy. 64 out of Decherd on hwy. 16. The trail is on the right.

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Very safe trail.

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DeSoto Scout Trail
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The backcountry camping at LRC has been closed since Oct 2014 - and, it does clearly state that. Other than that, there has always been NO camping in the canyon...

Drove into the upper section of DST - signs lead thru residential area, onto a gravel road (bear to the right) - 1st option is DST x4. I drove down quite a ways further just to explore - many do not offer parking options. And, the road was pretty rutted and went thru some BIG puddles - keep that in mind if you do not have a high clearance vehicle - had not had a significant rainfall in days prior to my visit.

In the past, I just entered trail at Desoto State Park and hiked up or down river. Had some nice encounters with some deer, and saved a toad from being eaten by a rat snake (who then went towards me).

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Walls of Jericho
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10 Completed 4 Reviews

Beautiful hike. I started from the Tennessee side. About mile two into it the trail wasn't marked real well. Once I got to the spot that the two trail heads (Alabama and Tennessee) meet it got better again. I had an app that helped me get back on track when I lost the trail, but no service at all about a mile in. I happened to go a day after a big rain so things were muddy and a little slick in spots. This was defiantly not a 7 mile hike. I tracked about 10 miles. Was one of the more difficult hikes I have done.

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Chickasabogue Park
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Very beautiful lake views. Pretty tough climb at the end.

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Overall DeSoto State Park is really nice. Some of the trails, particularly the DeSoto Scout trail needs maintenance. Several sections are somewhat overgrown which is why I rated it only 3 stars.

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Beautiful. Up and down the mountainside.

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Chewacla State Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Very well maintained trails. Great for hiking/jogging. Trails are marked fairly well but you must pay attention. Beautiful scenery. I will be back.

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Sipsey River Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Only two trails away from hiking all of them. It is by far one of the best I've ever hiked at

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