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Charit Creek

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Address: Oneida, TN
Activities: Horseback riding
Description: A remote area accessible only by horseback.

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A Must Experience for History and Nature Lovers

I would recommend this place to anyone who loves the great outdoors and can safely hike back in for about a mile. I carried a simple book bag to hold a water bottle, a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Cher K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I would recommend this place to anyone who loves the great outdoors and can safely hike back in for about a mile. I carried a simple book bag to hold a water bottle, a flashlight, camera, p.j.'s, jacket and comb. If you plan to take a nice warm shower, BYO soap, towel, etc. Bathrooms are in a separate building and... More 

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Elgin, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My Grand and great grandchildren loved this place. Took four wheelers back on the trails to the old gravesite of my great great great Grandfather Johnathon Blevins.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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56 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This rustic lodge can be reached by hiking just over a mile from the closest parking lot. You can stay hostel style or for a bit more money they will prepare good hot meals for you. They supply wood for the fireplaces in the bunkhouses and hot showers. There is a nice dining area where you are served your meals... More 

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Ashland, Kentucky
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This place is so cool!! It was definitely worth the hike there. My father and I stayed in a bunk room on a cold January night with 10 other hikers and it was warm and clean! We shared Charit Creek with a Sierra Club outing, Boy Scouts and about two dozen other hikers with the Sheltowee Trace Association. The room... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Charit Creek is a beautiful place to visit. Nice and quiet, great getaway. However it advertises fresh food made daily. My first visit to Charit, we had canned chicken and dumplings for dinner along with canned vegtables. My trip last month, we had frozen Stouffer's lasagna and canned green beans. Meals are definitely not as advertised.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

If you want a special experience then plan an overnight horseback or hiking trip to Charit Creek. Deep within the Big South Fork National River & Recreation area this old lodge takes you back to a time of the settlers of this area. Fireside dining by lantern of simple food after a day of exploring is a real treat. The... More 

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chicago
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

caves, wildflowers, quiet, wilderness. this hike is for all levels of hikers and can be done in a short time. lets you see a good part of the park.

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Cranesville, Pennsylvania
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

This is such a great place to ride and have lunch on the porch. It is also called the Hostile. There is a steep hill that you either come down or go up. I prefer to come down it....otherwise you have to stop and rest your horse a number of times. GREAT ride and one of my favorites.

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