Pickens Nose, Franklin

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  • The views from the end of this short hike are breathtaking. However, this hike, as short as it is, would more properly be classified as "Moderate," not "Easy." There is a relatively steep climb...  more »
  • I hiked to Pickens Nose with a group of friends in August. With a high altitude and as passing rain showers, the views were amazing! Lots of cloud movement in the skies, changing hues and a...  more »
  • This is an easy hike with big rewards in the form of rocky overlooks with great views. It is a popular climbing spot, too. The drive to the trail head is along a steep, winding gravel road, but any car should be able to make it.
  • Easy hike. Well worth it. A few different rocks to go out on to look at the view. One definitely looks like a nose! I had to take the detour through the ag center parking lot. I also continue down the road and went to the right to Albert Mountain fire tower. And then double back and went to the left, to Laurel Falls. All well worth it!
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