Explore the most popular trails near Chattanooga with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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hiking
16 days ago

Nice quick trail. Pretty views of Chattanooga. The bottom portion is good for running.

Enjoyable hike close to downtown. It is true that there are a couple spots where the trails are not clearly marked, but if you follow the directions in the trail description above navigating the loop is easy. Plus several of the intersections are marked well with signs.

It is definitely worth splitting off the loop to see the beautiful view from Sunset Rock.

I would definitely recommend this hike.

Found this trail today it was a great hike with fantastic scenery and fun to hike.

on Mullens Cove Loop Trail

hiking
28 days ago

Spent a short winter's day on most of this loop - very enjoyable and the majority of the trail was well-marked with white blazes, especially the Snoopers Rock portion. Had some trouble finding where the trail continued after reaching the ATV road on the western part of the mountain - had to walk up the road itself maybe 150 feet to find a small wooden sign marked "Trail." All in all it was a great experience despite the fog and I'll definitely be back!

walking
1 month ago

Pretty cool on guided tour through the caverns to see an underground waterfall.

Beautiful

hiking
1 month ago

Nice short hike, color splotches on trees make trail-finding easier

Really pretty.

hills are fun :)

Well, very disappointed. I planned on doing a 13 mile hike called Signal Point. The coordinates AllTrails gave me, brought me to an Amish village. So I kept going to the different coordinates till I gave up and went to Snoopers Rock. I did 7.6 miles. Mostly boring for me, but the snoopers rock at the end made it worth it. — at Snoopers Rock.

Equal amounts of uphill and downhill terrain make this hike manageable for even the inexperienced hiker. The features, which include an assortment of interesting rock formations, a spooky hole in the ground, an incredible suspension bridge, and sweeping views of the creek are evenly sprinkled along the trail. Just when you get tired of walking, there seems to be a good reason to stop and enjoy your surroundings. The trail was also easy to navigate, not crowded, and a breeze to find. Two thumbs up from us gals!

Gorgeous views for the majority of the hike. At the fork stay left to continue on to Sunset Rock. 3mi round trip is accurate. Steep in some places - definitely wouldn’t take this route without decent shoes, kind of slick in some spots.

A good hike, excellent views and many good trails to add to this hike. The trails are not well marked.

Nice little hike to get you warmed up. Some pretty sights and a beautiful overlook of the city.

It was a challenging hike but nice

backpacking
2 months ago

Beautiful campsite at McNabb Gulf

hiking
2 months ago

Easy walk, short glimpse of the TN river along the way, lots of mosquitoes due to the wetlands areas. We saw a couple white tail deer, a coyote and a box turtle while walking. For a quick walk through the woods near downtown Chattanooga I recommend it.

I love this trail but wouldn’t classify as hard. Unbelievable view at top of Sunset Rock.

Print out a map, take a pic at the trailhead with your phone, or keep the instructions close by. Great loop, but cutting across so many trails can be tricky! We got confused around Sunset Rock when looping for Cravens trail on the way back, but a local got us straightened out. Speaking of Sunset, views are amazing. Not a hard trail, per se, except the 6/10 mile on Gum Trail - straight uphill. Enjoy this great trail. Make sure you drive around at the top - nice homes to look at, if that’s your thing.

I loved this hike. Wasn't very hard, leads to a PHENOMENAL view overseeing the Tennessee river and surrounding area. Lots of cool historical information pertaining to the civil war available as well at the top.

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