Stoney Creek, Short and Steep

Stoney Creek, Short and Steep, 18.5 miles, 1,356’ elevation gain

● start/end at Unaka H.S., 119 Robinson Lane, Elizabethton, TN

Similar to “Hollows of Stoney Creek” this route features rural roads and short steep climbs. (two CAT 4’s). Cyclists wind through scenic countryside on Berry Hill Road, Nave Hollow Loop, and Dry Hollow Road. Liberty Hollow descends to Creek Bank Road, a quiet country lane that parallels TN-91 for one mile. The return to Unaka H.S. is an easy 5-mile ride down Stoney Creek Highway (TN-91).

Cue Sheet: Hollows of Stoney Creek
Miles Action and Landmark/Road
0.0      start at Unaka H.S. (left entrance)
0.1      left onto Stoney Creek Hwy. (TN-91)
0.6      right onto Danner Rd.
1.0      right onto Price Road
1.5      left onto Willow Springs Rd.
3.0     right onto Berry Hill Road
3.9     cross Blue Springs Road
3.9     straight onto Nave Hollow Loop
6.6     right onto Blue Springs Road
7.4     right onto Reno Road
7.7     bear right and continue on Dry Hollow Road
10.5   left onto Peters Hollow Road
10.6   right onto Lane Hill Rd.
10.9   left onto Liberty Hill Road
12.1   right onto Creek Bank Road
13.1   left onto Grindstaff Hollow Road
13.2   left onto Stoney Creek Road (TN-91)
18.5   end at Unaka H.S.