Appalachian Wonders Loop

If you’re visiting Wise County and want to venture through the beautiful Jefferson National Forest, then the Appalachian Wonders Loop is a great place to start. Located within the Cumberland Plateau, this trail is home to 24 species of breeding warblers, 4 species of thrushes, a diverse selection of flora, salamanders, insects, and mammals, including foxes and black bears. This loop will also lead you to discover our rich cultural history and outdoor recreation. Visit the cities surrounding the loop on your journey to enjoy some of the local cuisine that the Heart of Appalachia region has to offer such as The Diner at the Inn at Wise or Magnolia Kitchen in Norton.

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