Starr Mountain Area

View from Starr Mountain in Cherokee National Forests

Starr Mountain is a popular area of the national forest for horse riding & camping with nearly 20 miles of trails and a number of roads available for riding.  Lost Corral Campground & Trailhead provides the easiest access to the area.

This zone also features Gee Creek Wilderness and the Gee Creek Trail #191 trail that only gets more challenging the further you hike.  Access is located off US Highway 411 near the Hiwassee River and state managed Gee Creek Campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Day Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at Starr Mountain Area

Horse Camping

Areas for Horse Camping at Starr Mountain Area

Horse Riding

Areas for Horse Riding at Starr Mountain Area

Target Shooting

Areas for Target Shooting at Starr Mountain Area

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Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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