Cumberland Valley Loop Trail is a 12.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Jamestown, Tennessee that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 12.9 miles Elevation Gain: 1,364 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

views

wild flowers

rocky

horseback riding
muddy
2 months ago

horseback riding
muddy
rocky
scramble
10 months ago

This is the camp trail from True West Horse Camp to the Cumberland Trail Head. You will see where we stopped and turned around and went back because it was getting dark. It was an evening ride and we wanted to just see the entrance to all these trails on the trail map given to us at the camp. This trail is well ridden by tons of horse people from the area as well as the camp. In some spots it is single file. In some spots the single file path is so deep that on my short horse my toes grazed the sides. There are some bog spots that riders go around. There are rocky sprints up and down grades. Nothing major, but you should know how to negotiate them. Coming back the down hill rock faces are slippery when wet which they were because we got a little evening rain on the ride. If you ride with someone on an idiot horse that knows you’re going home and won’t slow down causing all the other horses to panic and speed up, make that rider get off and walk her horse down those rocky places as they are seriously grooved and a horse could catch a hoof and fall. You can see all the horse shoe marks and slips from horses sliding down. If you have a nice trail horse who steps naturally downhill won’t have a single issue. No dogs except leash and there’s no way you can leash a dog on parts of this trail. $250 fine if someone turns you in which we heard people do.

Thu May 24 2018

The trail is actually 15.9 miles. Hiked it with scout troop and met up with several horse riders along the trail. Several areas were quite rugged and muddy.

horseback riding
9 months ago