1. For a good, inexpensive
sandwich, follow the signs to the Leatherwood Store
2. "Mountain Mommas"
has hot meals and any other supplies that you might need.
3. The Cosby campground,
another park service campground, is open year 'round and almost
always has sites available.
4. Do not
swim in Big Creek. Lives have been lost here because of foot entrapment
and swift currents
5. Don't filter
water from the Pigeon River, it has a multitude of chemical
6. Be aware that the Baxter
Creek Trail has a 4100 foot elevation change and requires
hours to reach the top.
7. Horses always have
the right of way on the trail.
8. If you find yourself seriously
short of supplies, there is a Wal-Mart and grocery stores
a short 15 miles away, in Newport Tennessee.
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