Along this trail, hikers can enjoy panoramic views and maybe catch a glimpse of wildlife. This trail is part of the Big Frog Wilderness. Groups in this area are restricted to a maximum of 12 people.
Hiking the Licklog Ridge FS Trail No. 65:
Camping is available at Thunder Rock Campground. Visit the Ocoee Whitewater Center, site of the 1996 Olympic Canoe/Kayak competition. It is located on Highway 64, 6 miles west of Ducktown. Many other trails are located within the Big Frog Wilderness. For more information about recreation opportunities, visit the Ocoee/Hiwassee Ranger Station.
Trail Information: Trail Number 65. Hike 0.8 miles to wilderness boundary.
Site Amenities: Parking available. Bulletin board provides further information.
Safety: Consider wearing hunter orange during hunting season.
Requirements: No motor or mechanical devices in wilderness. Hiking only.
Specific Hiking and Trail Information for the Licklog Ridge FS Trail No. 65
Location of the Licklog Ridge FS Trail No. 65: Big Frog Mountain Vicinity
Best Seasons: Spring to Fall
Length of Trail: 5 - 10 miles
Estimated Difficulty (Forest Service Estimate): Intermediate
Steepness: Much of the grail has grades of 20% or steeper. Length: Trails are usually more than 8 miles, but short, steep trails may be included. Surface: Trail is most likely rocky, with uneven footing. May include many stream crossings.
From the Ocoee/Hiwassee Ranger Station, turn left onto Highway 64, and travel 10.9 miles to Ocoee Power House Number 3. Cross the bridge, follow Forest Service Road 45 for 2.9 miles to Forest Service Road 221. Turn left on Forest Service Road 221, travel 2.2 miles to trailhead on the right.
For more information on this hike
National Forest: Cherokee National Forest
Local Office: Cherokee National Forest
3171 Highway 64
Benton , TN , 37307