The trails on Buffalo Mountain are nothing short of spectacular. The trails are technical and at times very steep. The rhododendrons and dense forest give Buffalo Mountain a magical feel to it.
It's a mountain. Be careful not to disturb the rattle snakes in the rocks/boulders during warm weather and expect no easy walks. Even though some of it is within the Johnson City city limits, it is very much a rugged wildneress. Southward from the top where the tv/cell phone (whatever) towers are located, it extends several miles (perhaps 10-12) to... 更多
You can take a short hike, maybe a half mile to a great view of the city or there are many longer trails for beautiful views. You can walk in nature or up a service road. Many great options depending on your fitness level.
We were staying with friends. We live in Blue Ridge, GA. They sent us information on several area hikes and we chose Buffalo Mountain. It was a cloudy day, so we missed the reportedly awesome views. But the wildflowers were amazing, especially the Lady Slippers. We followed the trail and got off track once near the end. I think we... 更多
This is a great place for a hike when you don't want to spend time driving far from town. It is on the south side of Johnson City and has great views over the entire city.
We really enjoyed hiking Buffalo Mountain yesterday. The lower trails are simple but the higher trails are much steeper. Be prepared for burning thighs. :) Lady slippers were abundant as well as butterflies and birds. Bring your bug spray and your binoculars to get the most out of this hike. Just five minutes from ETSU makes it an excellent location... 更多
excellent hiking trails and beautiful views and scenery located in Johnson City just minutes away from ETSU. Well worth checking out for picnics or daily hiking.
We found this jewel and decided to drive to the Park. It was in the middle of no where. There are several trails and the map gives details of each trail. We walked up to the bluff and the sight was beautiful. You felt alone. There were a lot of cars there, but we didn't see anyone. There is a... 更多