Charit Creek Lodge

BIg South Fork National River & Recreation Area

Charit Creek Lodge is a rustic backcountry lodge located in Big South Fork, only accessible by hiking. biking or horseback.  Catering to outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.

Charit Creek Lodge Trailhead

The hike is 1.1 miles to the lodge.    It is moderate to difficult depending on your fitness, due to the elevation climb on your way out.  The lodge is located on the valley floor, while the trailhead/parking lot is on the ridge top.  You will encounter one set of steep ladder type steps and a swinging bridge over Station Camp Creek.

Please note:  Maximum horse trailer length for Charit Creek Lodge Equestrian parking lot is 40 feet.

CHARIT CREEK LODGE

FORK RIDGE RD
Jameston, TN 38556
865-696-5611

 

Directions from Jamestown, TN

Follow TN-154 N

10.1 mi

Turn right onto Divide Rd

Once you turn off of TN-154 N (Pickett Park Highway) onto Divide Road (gravel), follow for .9 miles.  Take a right onto Fork Ridge Rd at Slave Falls/Hostel sign for 4.7 miles (stay right at fork) until the road barricade.  Parking lots are located on the left.  To reach the trailhead follow the gravel road past the barricade for .3 miles to trailhead sign.  Equestrian Trail on the left (1.5 miles) and hiking trail on the right (.8 miles.) Directions from the parking lot to the lodge are also located on the sign board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directions from Oneida, TN

Turn onto Industrial Ln

0.7 mi

Industrial Ln turns left and becomes TN-297 W/W 3rd Ave

Continue to follow TN-297 W

4.2 mi

Turn left to stay on TN-297 W

17.6 mi

Turn right onto TN-154 N

2.0 mi

Turn right onto Divide Rd

Once you turn off of TN-154 N (Pickett Park Highway) onto Divide Road (gravel), follow for .9 miles.  Take a right onto Fork Ridge Rd at Slave Falls/Hostel sign for 4.7 miles (stay right at fork) until the road barricade.  Parking lots are located on the left.  To reach the trailhead follow the gravel road past the barricade for .3 miles to trailhead sign.  Equestrian Trail on the left (1.5 miles) and hiking trail on the right (.8 miles.) Directions from the parking lot to the lodge are also located on the sign board.

Directions from I-40 in Tennessee

Take exit 317 for US-127 toward Crossville/Jamestown

0.2 mi

Turn onto US-127 N (signs for Jamestown)

29.6 mi

Continue onto US-127 BYP N

4.1 mi

Turn right toward TN-154 N

0.2 mi

Turn right onto TN-154 N

10.1 mi

Turn right onto Divide Rd

Once you turn off of TN-154 N (Pickett Park Highway) onto Divide Road (gravel), follow for .9 miles.  Take a right onto Fork Ridge Rd at Slave Falls/Hostel sign for 4.7 miles (stay right at fork) until the road barricade.  Parking lots are located on the left.  To reach the trailhead follow the gravel road past the barricade for .3 miles to trailhead sign.  Equestrian Trail on the left (1.5 miles) and hiking trail on the right (.8 miles.) Directions from the parking lot to the lodge are also located on the sign board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directions from I-75 in Tennessee

Take exit 141 for State Route 63 W toward Oneida/Huntsville

0.1 mi

Turn onto TN-63 W

4.4 mi

Keep left to continue on TN-297 W/TN-63 W

15.8 mi

Turn right onto N US Hwy 27 N

6.6 mi

Turn left onto Industrial Ln

0.8 mi

Industrial Ln turns left and becomes TN-297 W/W 3rd Ave

Continue to follow TN-297 W

4.2 mi

Turn left to stay on TN-297 W

17.6 mi

Turn right onto TN-154 N

2.0 mi

Turn right onto Divide Rd

Once you turn off of TN-154 N (Pickett Park Highway) onto Divide Road (gravel), follow for .9 miles.  Take a right onto Fork Ridge Rd at Slave Falls/Hostel sign for 4.7 miles (stay right at fork) until the road barricade.  Parking lots are located on the left.  To reach the trailhead follow the gravel road past the barricade for .3 miles to trailhead sign.  Equestrian Trail on the left (1.5 miles) and hiking trail on the right (.8 miles.) Directions from the parking lot to the lodge are also located on the sign board.

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