Inland Crossing

Monthly Archive: October 2012

Nottely Dam

On a recent fishing trip to Lake Nottely, I took the afternoon to visit a side of the lake I hadn’t seen before – the spillway on the back side of the dam. The water level was low and no…
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Mingus Mill

Sometimes the call of nature leads to some interesting discovery that might otherwise be overlooked. Returning from Pigeon Forge through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we were looking for a rest stop and happened upon Mingus Mill. In addition…
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FS 341 Near Tellico Plains

FS 341 is an 8-mile, winding gravel road that is accessible from TN 68 south of Tellico Plains. It takes you along ridgelines and creek bottoms as it winds through the forest. The route can be run from either direction,…
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Apalachia Dam

The TVA has a number of dams along the TN 68 corridor. Apalachia Dam is easily accessible and provides for a quick visit while enroute to other sights or trails. The dam has a net dependable capacity of 82 megawatts, but…
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Tellico Trail One

Tellico ORV area was a popular trail system that held challenges for all levels of off roaders. It was closed a while back and only Trail One, which runs through this section of the Nantahalla National Forest from north of Murphy,…
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Buck Bald, TN

A few miles north of Farner, TN, Hwy 68 winds toward Tellico Plains. A ride organized for those of us attending the 2012 Southeastern Regional Overland Rally spent some time in the area, and we got a chance to stop…
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Texsport Spinnaker Shade

One of the guys in my radio group introduced me to this canopy that attaches to a roof rack and provides shade, and some light protection from water and leaves dropping from trees in a campground. It’s useful for covering the door…
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