Hiking Tennessee Guide Book

by Kelley Roark and Stuart Carroll (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Tennessee  by Kelley Roark and Stuart Carroll

304pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1493006568

This guidebook features sixty-two of the state’s best hiking areas, from the natural wonders of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Cumberlands to the historical Civil War battlefields of Shiloh and Lookout Mountain. Full-color photos and maps are included throughout.

© 2016 Kelley Roark and Stuart Carroll/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Tennessee" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 60.
... Preview: This well-worn 2.5-mile trail passes up and down along a ridgeline, with views of the river below from the ridge at times. It passes through a gap that has some nice views, before descending the back ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Townsend, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This 5.9-mile (11.8 miles out and back) trail in the heart of Great Smoky Mountains National Park is deceptively challenging, but provides a variety in trail experiences as you make your way from the ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Gatlinburg, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.8
... Preview: This Dennis Cove section of the Appalachian Trail (AT) provides great variety in its spectacular river views, picturesque Laurel Fork Falls, massive rock faces, and gorge views from ridges, before it ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Elizabethton, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.9
... Preview: This heavily traveled trail runs from the easily accessible Newfound Gap, in the middle of the park, to Charlie’s Bunion, through a section of unique, jagged Anakeesta formation that contrasts sharply ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Newfound Gap, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: This truly unique section of the Appalachian Trail along Roan Mountain is known for the famous rhododendron gardens, just steps away from the trail. This hike winds up from Carvers Gap, giving you a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Roan Mountain, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.7
... Preview: This one way shuttle trip is described from south to north, the easier direction, and is often done as a two-day backpack. The combination of magnificent vistas, open grassy balds, unusual vegetation, ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Roan Mountain, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 13.1
... Preview: This hike starts at Bald River Falls on FS 210 and follows the river, passing through forest and over numerous rock embankments and cascades, and heading upstream and crossing junctions for other trai ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Tellico Plains, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.2
... Preview: The Benton Falls Trail starts at Lake McCamy, at the top of Chilhowee Mountain, and provides an easy walk to a large cascade. The spectacular 65-foot, tiered Benton Falls pack a great punch for such a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Ocoee, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: The less visited and less commercialized Big Frog Wilderness contains thirteen trails. They create a web-like, interlocking pattern over the broad face of Big Frog Mountain, and contain some narrow ri ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Ocoee, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.2
... Preview: Black Mountain Trail is located on one of the Crab Orchard Mountains and offers a gradual climb to the top. Although heavily wooded for most of the trail distance, the trail will reward the hiker with ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Crossville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: This trail follows the upper edge of the bluff from Ochs Museum, where the Kentucky Volunteers first planted their flag in the battle, passes Sunset Rock, a lookout position in the Battle of Lookout M ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Chattanooga, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: This trail ascends up to the top of Brady Mountain, which is one of the Crab Orchard Mountains. For much of the distance, you are following the ridge of Brady Mountain. In the fall and winter, with th ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Crossville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: This hike starts on a “bench” of the Cumberland Plateau and winds its way across limestone outcrops to visit a small cove and a huge cave entrance. This trail also has a nice overlook of the cove. A ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Monteagle, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.9
... Preview: This is a gentle hike that takes the hiker around Byrd Lake and introduces the hiker to some of the main features of this Depression-era recreation area. At the same time, the hike gives an opportunit ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Crossville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Indian Town Trail is a segment of the 4-mile Discovery Trail, which takes you from the campground, past the picnic shelter, and to the Indian village grounds and museum. A prehistoric Chucalissa I ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Memphis, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: The highlight of the Foster Falls Small Wild Area is the beautiful Foster Falls itself. The main overlook has a very accessible elevated walkway and deck overlooking the 60-foot-high waterfalls and pl ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Tracy City, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: Nathan Bedford Forrest Park contains five trails, totaling approximately 25 miles, varying from the 0.25-mile Polk Creek Nature Trail to the 20-mile Tennessee Forrest Trail, used for overnight camping ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Eva, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This loop trail is paved, level, 8 feet wide, and is ideal for hikers in wheelchairs or those who are interested in less rigorous hikes. The trail winds past wildflowers and a great variety of hardwoo ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Hermitage, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.3
... Preview: This 2-mile combination trail begins on the paved, barrier-free Council House Trail and almost immediately meets the Council of Trees Trail and heads uphill into a wooded area for a more secluded hike ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Cleveland, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This 6.7-mile lollipop loop trail has two nice shelters along the way, is well marked with blue blazes, and is a great trail to break in new overnight hikers. Sections of the trail are mossy and soft ... From the guidebook "Hiking Tennessee"
Linden, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.7