Roan Mountain State Park:
Top of The South start line is located in Roan Mountain State Park at picnic shelter #1. The Park offers a great lodging selection with their cabins and campsites. Consider a spectacular family weekend.
Carter County, TN:
The Start and 8.9 miles of Top of The South are in Carter County. Please see the link below for other Carter County lodging options.
Carter County, TN Lodging: Please click here.
Drive Distances to Roan Mountain State Park:
Hampton, TN: 17 miles, 25 minutes
Elizabethton, TN: 24 miles, 35 minutes
Johnson City, TN: 27 miles, 41 minutes
Knoxville, TN: 133 miles, 2 hours & 20 minutes
Banner Elk, NC: 18 miles, 31 minutes
Blowing Rock, NC: 38 miles, 60 minutes
Boone, NC: 38 miles, 55 minutes
Bakersville, NC: 21 miles, 40 minutes
Asheville, NC: 71 miles, 1 hour and 25 minutes