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Kelsey Trail

At the turn of the 20th century, the Kelsey Trail connected the town of highlands to Whiteside Mountain through five miles of old-growth primeval forest. Today the Kelsey Trail winds through Canada hemlock and oak-dominated forest communities characteristic of the southern Appalachians

Distance = 0.5 mile

Easy to moderate walk

Getting There

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Map of the Original Kelsey Trail from 5th Street to Whiteside.

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