Best trails in Prentice Cooper State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Prentice Cooper State Forest, Tennessee? AllTrails has 19 great hiking trails, running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 13 moderate trails in Prentice Cooper State Forest ranging from 3.4 to 26.8 miles and from 685 to 2,024 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Prentice Cooper State Forest
Top trails (19)
#1 - Snoopers Rock Trail
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 10 m
This trail follows the Cumberland Trail in Prentice Cooper Wildlife Management Area just outside of Chattanooga, TN. The trail is mostly shaded taking you along a route following the natural terrainShow more
#2 - Rainbow Lake to Bee Branch and Signal Point Trail
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
Rainbow Lake to Bee Branch and Signal Point Trail is a 4.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Signal Mountain, Tennessee that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a Show more
#3 - Cumberland Trail: Mullens Cove Loop Trail
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 4 h 56 m
A great training run or day hike in Prentice Cooper Wildlife Management Area. This incredibly diverse trail lies within the 24,686 acre Prentice Cooper Wilderness Management Area. This entire loop isShow more
#4 - Signal Point Trail via Signal Point Park
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
As of May 2020, users have reported this trail still has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information. Show more
#5 - Shackleford Ridge State Park to Cumberland Trail
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 14.5 mi • Est. 7 h 50 m
The trail goes out to Indian Rockhouse and back. Begin at Shackleford Ridge State Park near Signal Mountain High School and make your way to Mushroom Rock. From Mushroom Rock pick up the white blazeShow more
#6 - Cumberland Trail: Signal Point to Suck Creek Road
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 15.2 mi • Est. 8 h 23 m
Cumberland Trail: Signal Point to Suck Creek Road is a 15.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Signal Mountain, Tennessee that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as dShow more
#7 - Blowing Wind Falls via Richie Hollow Trail
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
NOTE: It has been reported this trail has temporary closures due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information. Show more
#8 - Cumberland Trail: Pot Point Loop
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 5 h 27 m
A rarely used loop in Prentice Cooper Wildlife Management Area. Pot Point Loop is an add-on to the Cumberland Trail in Prentice Cooper Wildlife Management Area. Seldom used, the track presents a peacShow more
#9 - Prentice Cooper State Forest Loop
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options.Show more
#10 - Cumberland Trail: Prentice Cooper Section
Prentice Cooper State Forest
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Length: 26.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
All three sections of the Tennessee River Gorge Segment of the Cumberland trail within Prentice Cooper WMA. starts at suck creek road and finishes at the Indian Rockhouse parking areaShow more
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