Devil’s Triangle

Cherohala Skyway
Devil's Triangle Map

The Devil’s Triangle
This ride will take you North through of Oak Ridge on the very twisty roads of the Devil’s Triangle. This is a relatively short ride but there are enough twists and turns to improve most people’s riding skills. There is one planned stop but there are a number of great photo opportunities so you can create fun pictures to show your friends.

1 From SMH-D take a left on US-321 through Friendsville, across the Tennessee River, and through Lenoir City. At I-40 the road changes name to Hwy-95. You will cross the Clinch River near the Milton Hill Dam, turn left onto Hwy-58, then a right onto Hwy-327, turn right on Poplar Creek Rd, left onto Ollis Rd, right onto Old Harriman Hwy, right onto Kingston Ave in Oliver Springs, left on Winter Gap Rd. Winter Gap Rd turns into Knoxville Hwy/Hwy-62 at the stop light, continue on Knoxville Hwy to Pertos Hwy (Hwy-116), after riding through Petros, turn left into the Brushy Mnt Prison where you can get something to eat and take the outstanding Prison tour.
  • 53.7 miles
  • 1 hr 19 min ride times


2 from Brushy Mnt Prison, take a left back onto Hwy-116 and have some fun all the way to Al’s Market where you can get something to eat or at least get something to drink. If Al is there, you can get some great stories.
  • 23.3 miles
  • 35 min ride time


3 from Al’s Market, you continue to the intersection of Hwy-116 and Hwy-330, take the right on Hwy-330 and ride back to Oliver Spring where you will finish the Devil’s triangle. To get back to Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson, you will take the right onto Hwy-62, keep going straight onto Hwy-62 through the town of Oak Ridge. After you cross the Milton Hill Reservoir, you will take the right onto Hwy-162 that turns into I-140. Just after you cross the Tennessee River, take the Topside Rd exit (exit 9) and then turn right onto Topside Rd/Hwy-333. Take a left on Johnston and at the stop sigh take a right on Mentor Rd. Continue on Mentor Rd through the turn-about where it changes to Miser Station Rd. At the stop sign, take a left onto Middlesettlements Rd, turn right onto Old Glory Rd/Hwy-335, at the stop light turn left onto US-321/Lamar Alexander Pkwy and back to Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson.
  • 47.5 miles
  • 1 hr & 16 min ride time