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Address: Oneida, TN
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+1 865-696-5611

A remote area accessible only by horseback.

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Lovely walk on a hot day.

This is a great walk on a hot day -- lots of tree cover and huge beautiful rock formations that lend a cool air.

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Stacy K
Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
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Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is a great walk on a hot day -- lots of tree cover and huge beautiful rock formations that lend a cool air.

Thank Stacy K
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

You can get to this place with just a mile hike and you can go and just hang out for awhile or you can have lunch or dinner or spend the night. They have 5 cabins and 2 tree tents. Great place and the kids will love it.

Thank Ryan S
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

beautiful place with a lot of history. very difficult to get to, so its not a place or hike for everyone, a lot of steep trails and ladders to get there.

1 Thank 443gregj
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Outstanding staff and great food. Had Dinner and Breakfast at the lodge. Finished up with a history hike. The lodge manager was very helpful with suggested hikes and very knowledgeable about the history of the area. We did a 3 day 2 night backpack hike around the area. Highly recommended!

Thank Michael G
North Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Wonderfully beautiful location with hiking trails galore. The lodge and cabins were well furnished and a day without TV, internet and phone provided us a step back in time to a more peaceful and relaxing way of life. That was only exceeded by the terrific and plentiful food offered by the Inn. The staff willingly provided a creative vegetarian option... More 

Thank Thombo648
Hinton, West Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Charit Creek Lodge is a beautiful, historic place to visit. I highly recommend it to trail riders, hikers and mountain bikers. The horse accommodations are safe and secure. The trails in and around are scenic and well groomed. The people accommodations are comfortable and fun. The food is outstanding! The host, Greg, goes out of his way to make sure... More 

Thank Vickey L
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This will be at least the 3rd visit I have made to Charit Creek, just outside of Big South Fork. Obviously, it is a place I keep returning to. Each time, we have driven the gravel roads after traveling through Big South Fork National Forest. There is now a clearly marked parking lot where you can park and hike down... More 

Thank sherygil
Normandy, TN
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Excellent experience. My group was 3 couples and we hiked to the Lodge from about 7 miles west beginning at Sawmill trailhead. We reserved a bunk house room for $80 per person per night. This included potable water, bathroom with shower and hot water, dinner Sat night and breakfast Sun morning and beds with warm blankets. Both meals were very... More 

Thank TNChief2005
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2015

We were hiking 4 days in Big South Fork and had dinner and breakfast at the Charit Creek Hostel. Staff was very friendly, very good food and got to enjoy the atmosphere around the hostel. This is a great get away. We camped on the island near the hostel.

Thank Michael G
Clinton, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 March 2015

I heard about this little gem through a friend who said this is a "must see" nature spot. I arrived on a Saturday afternoon this Spring season. It was warm and the sun was beaming through the trees, making the 1.2mile hike to the cabins a beautiful adventure. Seeing Charit Creek for the first time my first thought was, "Wow"!... More 

1 Thank Keely E

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