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Off Road Adventures in Monroe County, TN

If you like off-roading, Monroe County is the place for you! We have plenty of trails and routes for people who enjoy taking their motorcycles and ATVs off the paved paths. Check out our friends at Tellico Overland Adventure Destination. Their campground is perfect for people going on off road adventures.

Logo of Tellico Overland Adventure Destination.
Photo of a huge campground in the forest. Dirt paths lined with campers.
Photo of some motorcycles parked outside a small shed.
Photo of a Jeep driving on a dirt road in the forest.

NOTICE: Off-roading in the 
Cherokee National Forest is subject to change. Call the Ranger Station at (423) 253-8400 or visit 250 Ranger Station Rd, Tellico Plains for information before you plan your journey.

Spanning nearly 500 miles of back roads and dirt roads across three states, the Smokey Mountain 500 consists of three days of motorcycle riding and camping. Part of the route passes through Tellico Plains on Mecca Pike and Highway 68. A full map can be downloaded at ADVTracks.
Maps can also be found at onX.

Map of off-road trails.
Bulk Bald
2.2 miles
713 ft
Bullet Creek Ellis Creek 44
8.1 miles
651 ft
Conasauga Creek
7.5 miles
520 ft
Fingerboard Road
14.3 miles
585 ft
McFarland Road
21.6 miles
604 ft
North River Shortcut 216
3.8 miles
609 ft
Old Furnace Road FSR 76
5.2 miles
551 ft
Shuler Creek
10.6 miles
622 ft
Spring Creek FSR 27
5.1 miles
252 ft
Starr Mountain Road 220
5.8 miles
659 ft
Starr Mountain Road 297
6.5 miles
648 ft
Trail 1 FR 420-1
8.6 miles
1025 ft
Waucheesi Bald FR126
17 miles
836 ft
Wigg Meadow
13.1 miles
1513 ft
Logo of March Moto Madness.

Riders can enjoy five days of outdoor adventures with March Moto Madness. This event is held in several countries around the world with the American event happening right here in Monroe County! Check out their website for more information including the full schedule of events and where to buy tickets.

Logo of the Transamerica Trail

Also check out the TransAmerica Trail.

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