Little Citico Cherokee National Forest

The Little Citco Horse Trail system offers more than 15 miles of backcountry trails in the Citico Creek Wilderness section of the Cherokee National Forest.

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The trailhead is located at the Young Branch Campground, near Vonore, Tennessee, about 2 hours northeast of Chattanooga. The campground accommodates up to 25 horses and 35 people in 7 campsites. Sites can be reserved.

Downloadable Little Citico Horse Trails Map

Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga
98 miles | 2 hours

GPS Coordinates (Little Citico Trailhead)
35.483382 -84.123179

Google Map to the Lost Corral Horse Camp Trailhead

Activity type 
Leisure to strenuous, with some technical trails.

Related Activities
Mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, birding

Dates/Hours
Year round

Trail Length
3 to 20 miles

Contact Information
Cherokee National Forest
Tellico Ranger District
250 Ranger Station Road
Tellico Plains TN 37385
(423) 253-8400
(423) 253-2804 (Fax)

Cherokee National Little Citico Horse Trails Complex

Little Citico Cherokee National Forest