Trotter Bluff Small Wild Area Trail
A nice trail for wildlife watchers, located adjacent to the Douglas headwater campground which has picnic areas, restrooms, and a boat ramp. The area is close to Sevierville on the Douglas Dam Reservation, about 30 miles east of Knoxville, Tennessee.
ADA Accessibility Notes
No ADA available
Trotter Bluff Small Wild Area was set aside by TVA to preserve the large limestone sinkholes that provide a unique environment for amphibians and wildflowers making this a great trail for nature lovers. Along the trail you'll see artifacts that were discarded after building Douglas Dam as well as ancient chestnut stumps. Young bald eagles have been observed in the tailwaters below the dam.
Amenities: Parking at trailhead; bathrooms, boat ramp, picnic tables, benches (available at adjacent campground).
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TVA is a partner of Leave No Trace and requests that visitors follow Leave No Trace practices.
How to Get There
This trail is located on the Douglas Dam Reservation near the entrance to the headwater campground about 30 miles east of Knoxville, TN. Take I-40 to exit 407, then south on HWY 66.
Pet Friendly Notes
Pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash no longer than 6-feet. TVA is a partner of Leave No Trace and requests that visitors follow Leave No Trace practices, including picking up after your pet.
1.2 mile loops
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