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Best trails in Dayton

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Looking for a great trail near Dayton, Tennessee? AllTrails has 5 great forest trails, river trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around South Cumberland State Park or Fall Creek Falls State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ozone Falls State Natural Area or Piney Falls State Natural Area. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Dayton ranging from 4.1 to 10 miles and from 836 to 1,843 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Dayton
Top trails (5)
#1 - Laurel-Snow Trail to Laurel Falls
Laurel-Snow State Natural Area
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
Great day hike! Laurel trail segment is well marked with white metal trail markers. Look for a pink tape marked route 150 yards prior to the bridge. Snow falls segment is also clearly marked with painShow more
#2 - Cumberland Trail: Snow Falls Trail
Laurel-Snow State Natural Area
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 5 h 2 m
Quiet falls awaits you with great overlook views to be enjoyed on this trail. Beautiful scenery. Great place for a family hike. Your hike begins along the Richland Creek that provided water and miniShow more
#3 - Cumberland Trail: Roaring Creek
Dayton, Tennessee
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
Cumberland Trail: Roaring Creek is a 4.1 mile out and back trail located near Dayton, Tennessee that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips.Show more
#4 - Swinging Bridge Park Walking Trail
Swinging Bridge Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 44 m
Swinging Bridge Park Walking Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Tennessee that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#5 - Brush Creek Falls Trail [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Dayton, Tennessee
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 20 m
Private property with a code access gate. Not accessible by public.Show more