Explore the best historic site trails in Tennessee with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

road biking
8 days ago

9 days ago

Definitely would not consider this a trailhead or hike. It's an extremely short walk through the city to some information kiosks.

With the opening of the Broad St. terminus, & the South Chickamauga Creek section, there are plenty of places to walk/hike. With Broad St. terminus, makes things easier for hikers on GREAT EASTERN TRAIL getting to downtown Chattanooga. From Broad St. to Chickamauga Dam is round 13 miles, makes for sa great hike.

trail running
1 month ago

Concrete trail, lots of lights, water/bathroom stops abound. Very scenic in parts.

A beautiful route but slightly longer than the 18 mile listed distance. We deviated and walked up the Grassy Ridge Bald, which added to our mileage, but not significantly. Water sources are flowing well as of July 15, 2017.

South side features rolling hills and an interesting line. The north side had a lot of uneven driveway sections that made for a bumpy ride!

road biking
1 month ago

Nice paved well maintained the last .3 miles is gravel, there is a swinging bridge along the way that leads to Indian land, a few parks along the way, not to crowded.

road biking
1 month ago

This is a Loop Greenway that goes up one side of Lamar Alexander Parkway and back down the other with underpasses in 3 spots and many side road crossings not very crowed with views of the Smoky MT. in the distance coming back down the other side has some river access.

2 months ago

Walked part of this today. Was a blast. Recommend the walnut street bridge(pedestrian bridge) as well, (you pass it on trail) easy walk, plus cool art exhibits along the way.

The trail is a little odd. It kinda starts at the end of the Riverwalk but isn't clearly marked. Also you have to cross multiple streets to stay on the path. With that said, myself, my MIL, and our young children had a great time and I will be walking it again. We walked from the beginning of the Riverwalk to the end of the Upland trail and back with a double stroller. The whole trail is paved.

Chattanooga put a lot of money into this parklike paved trail along the river. We parked at the Boathouse restaurant (very good) and walked downtown to the art district. Stay to the right. There are bikers that use this trail also. Great views of the river and we saw a lot of Canadian geese.
If I lived in Chattanooga this hike/walk would be one of my regular activities.