Explore Largest Stone Arches in Eastern U.S. - Private Tour
Difficulty: Moderate to Streneous
Duration: 10-12 hours
On this full-day, small group, private adventure enjoy a scenic 2.5 - 3 hr. drive as we journey to a pristine temperate rainforest to see a 60ft tall waterfall and hike amongst the some of the largest - most impressive natural stone arches in the Eastern United States. The larger one soars some 70ft overhead and spans 135ft wide!!
Hike to, under, through and over these massive stone arches!! Fully experience everything these arches offer - hike under them, through a tight squeeze at one of their bases, and climb on top for incredible mountain views.
We will also experience natural "rock houses" carved by nature into cliff sides. These historic, cave-like structures were used by ancient humans as places of shelter.
This hike is rated as moderate to strenuous difficulty through rugged and steep terrain with many steps to ascend & descend. However, the views and experiences make it worth every step.
Your expert guides will show you the best routes, assist you where needed, and share historical / geological information to make sure you have an unforgettable experience.
Roundtrip ground transportation originating in Nashville, TN
Lite snacks, bottled water, and lunch
Lunch consists of a professionally prepared sandwich, bag of chips, pickle spear, and bottle of water. You are welcome to bring any other food and/or non-alcoholic beverage you may wish.
Certified Wilderness First Aid Medic
Park fees and transportation within the parks
Emergency rain ponchos
Loaner trekking poles and backpacks
What to Bring
Any personal snacks and/or non-alcoholic beverages
Sturdy, closed toe shoes
Not wheelchair accessible
This trail features sections that can be rocky, steep and/or slippery. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required.
Tennessee weather tends to be unpredictable this tour operates rain or shine (excluding severe weather) so please be prepared accordingly.
Travelers should have at least a moderate physical fitness level.
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
Not recommended for travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Must be in good physical condition, able to climb over downed trees, walk on uneven surfaces and climb in elevation.