|Rock Creek Recreation Area|
Activities: Picnicking, swimming, camping, hiking, fishing and bicycling.
Rock Creek Recreation AreaActivities: Picnicking, swimming, camping, hiking, fishing and bicycling.Getting there:
If you started out from Johnson City Tennessee, go south on US/19 West and US/23 toward Asheville NC. Unaka Mountain Wilderness sign take exit 19 and cross the over pass and go to the first traffic light and turn right on 107 west and at the next light turn left on Rock Creek or highway 395 east and following the signs to Rock Creek Recreation Area, just a few miles, you will see the Rock Creek Recreation Sign on the right, look to the left and you will see the road to Rock Creek Recreation Area.
Photo submitted by:
Wooded site has:
Group Tent Sites:
| Rock Creek Recreation Area, Cherokee National Forest, Erwin Tennessee|
U.S. Forest Service
Burt ( Summer of 2004 )
Judy & Burt
For the most accurate source of information on open and closing, contact:
Nolichucky/Unaka Ranger District.
May 1 through November 1
At individual campground sites and at the bath house
Self-registration on campground site, first come, first served; no reservations.
Hardwood and pine setting, tent pad, lantern post, tables on site, fire pit (Fires-In fire rings only)
Campground Pool ( fed by Rock Creek ).
&nbs; Loop A: Is all electric with gravel aprons.
Loop B: No electric hookups with paved parking aprons.
Loop C: No electric hookups with paved parking aprons.
Piped water, warm showers, flush toilets,
Wheelchair friendly showers servicing both loops A and B are available at the bathhouse.
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets:
For the most accurate information on Fees, contact the Nolichucky/Unaka Ranger District.
Their is a ( $2.00 ) daily fee.
Their is a ( $10.00 ) per night.
Their is a ( $15.00 ) per night with electricity.
Maximum Stay Permitted 14 days.
Rattlesnake Ridge Trail - 3.9 miles
Located at the Rock Creek Recreation Area
Rock Creek Falls Trail - 2 miles (From the bath house, walk the paved road beyond camping
loop ( C ) to the trail head. Short distance up the trail you will see a footbridge on your left.
Keep on the main trail and don't cross the bridge, you will see a iron gate a short distant up
the trail, go pass the iron gate and stay on the main trail, you will come to a second bridge on
the left, don't cross this bridge, stay right on the main trail and you will see the Unaka
Mountain Wilderness sign, from their it is about 1.5 miles to the falls. )
Rock Creek Bicycle Trail: The Rock Creek Bike Trail is opposite Loop B in the Rock Creek Recreation Area and is a short distance trail ( approx 0.80 of a mile) and is a good bike trail for all ages of bicyclists. The Rock Creek Bicycle Trail end at Loop C.
Hemlock Forest Trail - easy walk (0.37 mile)
Trail of the Hardwoods - easy walk (0.2 mile)
Stocked native Brook Trout and Rainbow Trout.
Cherokee National Forest - Nolichucky/Unaka Ranger District, Greeneville, TN 423-638-4109
Pets on leash only, Alcoholic beverages-Prohibited
Disclaimerwww.flagpond.com Provides no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of furnished data. www.flagpond.com Shall not be liable for false, misleading or inaccurate information contained herein. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.
Rock Creek Campground Erwin TN.