Best Tennessee Hikes You Need to Take

Best Tennessee Hikes You Need to Take

Tennessee offers a wealth of wonderfully diverse landscapes, including rolling hills, wildflower meadows, rugged mountains, hardwood forests, and river valleys, that continuously change with the seasons and serve as a home to many native animals and migrating birds.

 

Alum Cave Trail

The Alum Cave Trail leads hikers on a 5-mile journey through old-growth forests to a rocky outcrop that sits jut below the summit of Mount Le Conte.

 

Radnor Lake State Park

More than six miles of trails allow hikers to explore Radnor Lake State Park, a 1,332-acre Class II Natural Area renowned for its superb native wildlife viewing opportunities and ecological diversity.

 

Abrams Falls Trail

A 2.5-mile trail leads hikers to Abrams Falls, a rushing waterfall that stands about 20 feet tall in the Cades Cove valley area of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

 

Appalachian Trail

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You can hike for 94 miles of the Appalachian Trail within Tennessee's borders, and another 160 miles along the state line of North Carolina.

 

Mounds Great Outer Loop Trail

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Hikers get to see 15 ceremonial mounds, including Mound 31, Ozier Mound, and the Twin Mounds, at Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park on the 2.5-mile Mounds Great Outer Loop Trail.

 

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