Tri-State Peak Trail

EASY 64 reviews

Tri-State Peak Trail is a 2.2 mile out and back trail located near Cumberland Gap, Tennessee and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
626 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

walking

21 days ago

The best is at the top. It is an incline make sure you wear appropriate shoes and bring water. May be steep for young children. Saw one daily with a wagon, probably not a good idea.

23 days ago

Quick, fairly easy trail that I enjoy doing.

hiking
25 days ago

It was a fun quick hike, but I went right after a heavy rain so the lower portions of the trail were still ultra soggy

1 month ago

Not a hike, but a continuous climb "less than 8% grade" according to one of the info signs.
Boring except for the view at the top.

hiking
1 month ago

Nice, short hike with views at the end.

hiking
5 months ago

Great trail for hiking it’s easy there’s a couple steep places. Great for kids, grand parents hiked it with our whole family.

6 months ago

Great little hike. good views with some major historical significance.

hiking
7 months ago

Fun hike. The kids love the idea of standing in and seeing three states at once.

hiking
7 months ago

This trail is connected via Wilderness Road Trail. The elevation climbs quickly, but easy enough. The view is spectacular.

8 months ago

easy well maintained trail. great views!

8 months ago

Good little hike. Safe for children but the incline is significant. Great views at the top, otherwise fully wooded. A couple of cool little sites to see on the way. Moderately trafficked.

9 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

Nice hike; involves some climbing but nothing too hard. I would rank the difficulty moderate rather than easy. Passes several interesting historical sites including (obviously) Cumberland Gap but also Fort Foote, the site of a Civil War-era fort. The view from the gazebo atop Tri-State Peak is not that impressive: the clearest sight lines are to the northwest where a power line sits directly in front of you.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

trial is up hill most of the way. was nice to stand in all three states at once.

hiking
Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Was a nice hike for a good mid-day work out. We ventured further to Tenn. trail to a see some Civil War earthworks. This extra trail was a bit more challenging.

hiking
Thursday, December 01, 2016

Nice hike to the place TN, KY and VA intersect

hiking
Sunday, October 30, 2016

Nice hike to an unusual place.

hiking
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Great hike if you are looking for a quick one. There is a small climb for the last little bit (~0.2-0.3 miles) but still would say one of the easier ones in the park.

backpacking
Friday, September 02, 2016

Me and my dog hiked this trail starting at the Iron Furnace in Cumberland Gap, TN. Pretty easy trail. Gets a little steep toward the end, but it pays off with a nice view of Middlesboro, KY. There's a guestbook to sign and a little pavilion commemorating where KY, TN, and VA all meet. Would recommend!

Friday, September 02, 2016

great trail, amazing view

hiking
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Good trail, scenic.

hiking
Thursday, July 21, 2016

My family and I LOVED this! The hike wasn't hard and with the shade tress and berries along the way we hardly noticed the heat. A little dip in the falls made it fun.

hiking
Friday, July 01, 2016

Have hiked this trail several times. Beautiful view at the top where you can stand in TN, VA, and KY at one time. Well maintained trail. Saw a deer the last time I was there.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

love the view

Saturday, June 25, 2016

love the view at the top

hiking
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The view up top is really neat and totally worth the rough trek uphill. Be warned though, it's a struggle if you're not in shape. You'll be huffing and puffing before you get to the top!

Thursday, March 10, 2016

good short hike. will do again

hiking
Friday, February 26, 2016

Easy, light Hike - Have done this several times when working in Lee Co., VA. Its a nice hike to bring people on that are inexperienced, out of shape :), or want a quick awesome view.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Pretty good trail for family and kids. Uphill, but it's all gravel and well taken care of. It was a rainy day when we went, but it still worked out well. Went down to Pineapple Tea Room afterwards... Highly recommend.

hiking
Sunday, April 06, 2014

Me and my brothers went for a quick hike today and selected this trail. Very easy hike but some awesome picture opportunities. If you are looking for a good spot to trail run I'd recommend this one.

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