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Backbone Rock, Shady Valley

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#15 of 22 in Trails in Tennessee
Geologic Formation Hiking Trail
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  • Backbone Rock is the worlds shortest tunnel. The tunnel was built in the late 1800s for a railroad tunnel. You can still see the cut out in the tunnel for the smoke stack of the trains to pass thru. T...  more »
  • This is a great place to take some gorgeous pics! Not to mention, great place to be able to stretch your legs after a ride through the mountains. Although we didn't do it today, this would be a really...  more »
  • Great place to spend the day trails are from easy to difficult. Being handicapped myself some of it was just to difficult. We spent the afternoon walking around the area and camping area and had a gre...  more »

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