Tweetsie Trail

MODERATE 23 reviews
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Tweetsie Trail is a 8.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Johnson City, Tennessee that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
8.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
505 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

1 month ago

There is nothing "moderate" about this trail. It's beautiful, flat and well kept. There are several places you can start this trail and walk as far as you wish but remeber you have to make it back to the point which you started from. The change is seasons are beautiful and calming along this trail.

walking
1 month ago

Love taking the dogs. Haven't done the whole trail with them but the pretty section in JC is shaded. Hubby did the entire trail from JC to Elizabethton & needed water, had a hard time finding places to get water so he went off the path to fast food stops. Be prepared to carry water & refill container. There was a porta-potty at the beginning and end. Less trash cans to put doggy bags in, bring your own. Hubby really liked the trail as a runner he said it was perfectly packed to run on but got extra hot at the end as no trees to shade u.

3 months ago

This is our family favorite for morning exercise to a scenic family walk in the afternoon.

walking
5 months ago

I did almost all of my marathon training on this "trail". It is a very well maintained gravel path but for the most part you're behind houses, crossing roads, and once you hit about 4.5 miles you're crossing roads more and not much shade. From about mile 6- 7.5 you're right on the edge of a 4 lane road through Elizathbethton where all the food and stores are. Highly recommend for walking, running, biking but not so much if you are wanting to be in nature and solitude.

hiking
8 months ago

This is a well maintained gravel road. If ur looking for nice scenery or wildflowers, this is not the place. The worst part is when the trail reaches Elizabethton. Its smack dab in the middle of town, no trees, just a bunch of car exhaust and asphalt. Its nice for a workout but turn around before u reach Elizabethton and dont go expecting to see wildlife/wildflowers.

walking
9 months ago

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Great bike trail

mountain biking
Friday, July 22, 2016

This was a nice Rails to trail well kept only thing i did not like was all the road crossing toward the end.

hiking
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The convenient location and well maintained trail make this the best place for a quick hike or jog in Johnson City.

trail running
Monday, March 07, 2016

Came back the second day and did a 6.3 mile bike ride. Getting further along the trail opened up some very beautiful views along the way. Old railway station locations act as resting point along the trail. Very nice.

hiking
Monday, March 07, 2016

Did a 4 mile walk along the trail but I wanted to see more. Trail is old train bed so it is a good walking surface. Planning to come back and go further.

mountain biking
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hiking
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hiking
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hiking
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mountain biking
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

road biking
Sunday, August 07, 2016

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