New River Trail State Park
57-mile-long park with a trail for hiking, biking & horseback riding, plus fishing & camping.
New River Trail State Park, designated an official National Recreation Trail by the U. S. Department of the Interior, parallels 39 miles of the New River, the second oldest river in the world and one of the few flowing north.
Two tunnels: 135 feet and 193 feet long
Three Major Bridges: Hiwasee – 951 feet; Ivanhoe – 670 feet; Fries Junction – 1,089 feet
Nearly 30 smaller bridges and trestles
A shot tower used more than 150 years ago to make ammunition