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Backbone Rock, Shady Valley

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#13 of 21 in Trails in Tennessee
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  • It was definitely worth the stop if you riding down 133, but nothing spectacular that I would recommend going much out of your way for. The rest of the scenery along 133 is nice though, from the strea...  more »
  • Amazing that that slim strip of rock is standing. Tunnel is neat to see but the trail going up and over the "backbone" is the real star. Just a tip, the North side of the Tunnel has a trail that has f...  more »
  • Stopped by on a Sunday afternoon. The place was hopping! We parked, walked around a bit, but didn't go up to the top of the rock. We will save that for another day. Beautiful place, the river is gorge...  more »

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