Tsali Left Loop #38A

  

Length: 11.9 miles

Hightlights: Single track, creek crossings.
Difficulty: Moderate

Tsali Left Loop (#38A) is part of the Tsali Recration Area.

Hikers may travel the trails on any day, but mountain bikers and equestrians–the primary users–are kept separated by alternating days on the trails. Be sure to follow the trail schedule:

Jan./Feb./March/April/June/Sept./Nov./Dec.
Right Loop and Left Loop:

  • Horses – Tuesday , Thursday, & Saturday
  • Mountain Bikes –Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

Mouse Branch and Thompson Loop:

  • Horses – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday
  • Mountain Bikes – Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday

May/July/August/October
Right Loop and Left Loop:

  • Horses – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday
  • Mountain Bikes – Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday

Mouse Branch and Thompson Loop:

  • Horses – Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday
  • Mountain Bikes – Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday

There is a per-person day use fee for trail use. Fees can be paid at either the Tsali Bike or Horse Trailheads.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservation needed

Activities


Bicycling

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Mountain Biking

11.9 mile trail, single track, creek crossings, view of the Smokies and Fontana Lake

Hours of Operation: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/nfsnc/recreation/recarea/?recid=49812&actid=24