Chimney Top and Lookout Tower West Trails Loop

MODERATE 2 reviews
#10 of 13 trails in

Chimney Top and Lookout Tower West Trails Loop is a 13.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wartburg, Tennessee that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
13.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3,110 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

backpacking

camping

hiking

forest

views

wildlife

hiking
4 months ago

Combines Chimney Top & Lookout Tower West Trails to create a loop hike. Moderate. Begin @ park office on Chimney Top. Two sets of switchbacks & steep climb @ the top. Rock houses, rocky bluffs & views along a ridge line. At 7 mi begin Lookout Tower W Tr. At this site there is a juncture with mult trails including 0.5mi up to the lookout tower. Lookout Tower West is an easy 6.3mi walk on a dirt service rd. At 12.6 mi enter campground @trails end. Enter Flat Fork Walking tr. (0.45mi) on other side of campground. Finish back @ park office @ 13.4mi. Nice walk through forest. Climbing/hard work front loaded.