Athens Regional Park Trail

MODERATE 29 reviews
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Athens Regional Park Trail is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Athens, Tennessee and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
2.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
196 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

hiking

mountain biking

walking

nice hike, good for those afraid of complete wilderness, more for mountain bikes This trail was created for mountain biking, but is open to hikers. The start of the trail is a short steep section with a couple of switch backs. The trail splits at the top, both ways are about the same distance and they come back together shortly. The trail the follows the ridge until it gets to a radio tower, then starts back down toward the creek. here it splits again. you can either choose downhill (better for hikers) or Roller Coaster(great for bikers). At the bottom, you follow the creek. this is the highlight of the trail. You follow the creek all the way back close to the parking lot. This is the most senic part and makes it worth hiking again.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Nice park trail. Includes hiking around a pond, near a creek, and through nice trees.

hiking
4 months ago

5 months ago

walking
5 months ago

I've walked this trail countless times; I like it because it gets me in the woods only a few minutes from the house. After climbing the first little bit and getting in the woods you can hear more birds and breeze than traffic. I just do the woods/steeper section down to the creek and then turn around; the flat section does nothing for me. Some wildflowers in the spring (trillium, may apples) and some nice hardwoods.

8 months ago

This is a nice mountain style, hike in the city. the trail is nice with ups and downs. it is a good hike, when you don't have time to go to the mountains.

8 months ago

This is a perfect trail for a light workout. I use it often.

hiking
9 months ago

Took Cub Scouts in 2016. Great trail and I would rate it Easy.

10 months ago

mountain biking
10 months ago

Not laid out well , lot of roots

walking
Wednesday, October 05, 2016

It was just like taking a walk in a little wooded area and then some of it is wide open. If you are looking for easy with kids or just a little exercise then this is great. Not what I call hiking though.

walking
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Kinda boring. Fine for a little exercise but not much to see.

Monday, August 15, 2016

very strenuous hike, but worth the effort.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

It was amazing and the scenery is beautiful

hiking
Sunday, May 15, 2016

Love to find out they are adding new things, haven't been since last year and they added a little at the top :)

Monday, May 09, 2016

mountain biking
Friday, May 06, 2016

Lots of tree roots to avoid at the beginning. Really fun downhill and multiple trails

Sunday, April 24, 2016

hiking
Sunday, November 15, 2015

hiking
Saturday, August 08, 2015