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Tellico Plains & Coker Creek, TN

Tellico Plains TN is a vintage mountain town in East Tennessee, at the gateway to the Cherohala Skyway and the Cherokee National Forest. Here in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, a simpler pace of life prevails, where friends rendezvous at the bakery; local artisans sell their fine arts, crafts, and furnishings; and the local "Cookie Caper" fundraiser is a favorite annual Christmas event.

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Hiker Friendly Businesses
Coker Creek Heritage Group P.O. Box 82, Coker Creek, TN 37314. 423-261-2286.Free trail maps and historic information about the local trails. A wide selection of books for sale about the trails, geography, wildlife, and history of the area.
Coker Creek Storage 12342 Hwy 68, Coker Creek, TN 37314. 423-261-2896. Next to Coker Creek Schools. Offers secure paring behind a gate or park in front of the store. They have wi-fi internet service with a password. Offers snack food and local wares such as honey, as well as offering grocery items for camping. They also have extended cell phone for Verizon to pick up cell service in the area. Accepts mail drops sent to their address via UPS, FEDEX, or USPS (send USPS to Box 54 Coker Creek).
My Favorite Things Gift Shop 1250 New Hwy 68, Tellico Plains, TN. 423-261-2823. Sells some hiker related supplies such as snacks, some backpacker meals such as trail mix and Ramen noodles, and some supplies such as first aid and boot laces. Also allows hikers to park their cars in a side lot near the store while hiking. Located 3.0 miles from the Benton MacKaye Trail at Unicoi Gap.
Vacation Rentals 4U P.O. Box 1135, Tellico Plains, TN. 423-253-7067. Nightly and Weekly cabin rentals in the Tellico Plains and Coker Creek areas.

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