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Brushy Mountain Run + ADD NEW ROUTE


25   in Tennessee Tennessee40 Miles

By T-man
on November 1, 2005

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5 Riders rated

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Written Directions

Starting from Oak Ridge, TN, and go west on highway 62 for about 4 miles to the town of Oliver Springs,TN where you want to turn right (north) on to Rt 116/330 and take this up to Lake City where it intersects with I-75.

Scenery

Lots of mountain vistas, see Brushy Mountain max security prison and ride through part of Frozen Head State Park.

Road Quality

surface is good, may have some gravel in turns, watch for coal trucks on weekdays, very twisty and mountain grades. Note: Sections of this road have very sharp curves. Be careful!

Roadside Amenities

Aside from a stop for a mountain vista, not much in-between, no entrance along TN 116 into Frozen Head park; eat and gas up at either end.

Additional Info

- View the weather forecast for this area from Yahoo weather . - Cades Cove web site - Great Smoky Mountain National Park web site

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By Guest
on April 20, 2008 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

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Your written directions and map are not even close to the Hwy 116 / Brushy Mountain loop. The map you have shown is for Dutch Valley Rd. Not a bad ride through some pretty valley farmland, but is not the mountainous ride you described.

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on October 20, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Rode Highway 116 Oct 17. Great ride! Would like to do it again!! Road in good shape, not many pot holes. Steep climbs with switch backs. Don't get caught in to high of gear in the steep climbing switch backs.

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By Guest
on August 20, 2010 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2010

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Type Touring

Great ride. Road surface is not great in places and the trucks entering the highway are a concern, but I believe it was as tough as the Dragon. It was raining when we went over and a truck had gotton stuck in the curves. Outside of that, It was great. Someone needs to set up a shirt shop for sure!

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on December 10, 2008 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2006

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Standard

V-Rider is Right--But to make it more interesting, go 62 north and take 116 thru Petros, Braytown,Rosedale, x the river near Stainville and left on to (gravel) Stoney Fork rd. (+/-3mi) to Sheam then Rt. on blacktop & SF/Norma rd. which turns into Tower rd. then into Mountain rd. and goes into Caryville Tn. which is at the foot of the mountain...
Have a good one...Tater...

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on July 21, 2008 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

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Motorcycle Year 2004

Motorcycle Make Harley-Davidson

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Rode TN 116 on 7/20/08, north from Petros to Lake City. New pavement just past the prison for the first few miles, then a lot of patches on the N/B side. S/B lane looked pretty good, will try that next time. No place for the faint of heart, if you loose your concentration, you'll be off the side of the mountain.

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