Slick Rock Trail Loop is a 9.5 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Reliance, Tennessee that features a river 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 but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 9.5 km Elevation Gain: 263 m Route Type: Loop

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These trails are a part of the Chilhowee Trail System, a popular area for mountain bikers:

21 days ago

Beautiful surrounded by gorgeous wildlife, trees, rhododendrons. Lots of character to this trail.

Mon Jan 07 2019

Connected to Slickrock Hancock loop off the Clemmer trail - a good bit of climbing for a while but pretty winter woods to keep you company. Comes down to a beautiful creek to hike among the rhododendrons and leads you to some beautiful winter sky sunset ridge views on the way back to Benton Falls trail.

Fri Jul 28 2017

decent for a short hike

Fri Dec 30 2011

This a great trail, It throws a lot at you, But well worth the trouble . I go in from the Farr Gap end. You hike Mt ridges, drop to beautiful valleys and walk on trails that were once narrow gauge rairoad tracks. When I was younger I would hike it every year. Wildcat Falls will be a place you want to stop and camp at. I promise, this will be a trek you will remember for years to come. - doug

mountain biking
Tue Jun 07 2011

Great overall trail. It's challenging to the extent of exhaustion. There are uphill climbs, downhill drifts, and everything in between. It's a great trail for beginner-intermediate riders. The rocks offer a great technical ride for those who like a challenge. There is a fallen tree on part of the trail (as of a ride on 30 May 2013). Be prepared to hike around it easily. It has tight spots. It has loose spots. There's a nice dirt jump at the beginning of the trail for those who like to get some air on the trail. It's on top of Chilhowee Mountain in the Cherokee National Forest.

Sun Jun 05 2011

Phillip thanks for the heads up on the trail not being accurate on alltrails I did find it thanks to you. The trail is very nice and the waterfall is worth the ride.

Mon May 23 2011

Great trail. Don't miss the water fall at the end. Its a little hike down near end All trails directions are wrong. The trailhead is is at the parking lock by the small lake you can see on the map near where all trails says to go.

1 day ago

Thu Dec 15 2016