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mountain biking
5 days ago

This is a trail on privet property but starts about halfway through Lost Chromosome has some man made wood structures that are a blast lots of technical places all the rock you want and some though hills.

mountain biking
8 days ago

hiking
9 days ago

Great trail includes shade and sun, flat areas, hills as well.

trail running
16 days ago

This park is one of the most beautiful and well maintained parks in Knoxville. It is a great place to meet friends for local volleyball, soccer, frisbee football and frisbee golf. The park offers both trail and paved running. There are many different running/walking paths to choose from allowing for a change in scenery on a regular basis.

This is an EASY trail. It's not a "Moderate" trail. It really isn't even a trail as it is almost completely paved. The incline is gradual, and I didn't feel even a tiny bit taxed to walked the whole path.

The parking lot is large but a little uncomfortable to get out of since traffic is moving at 50mph+ and curving with sight-lines impeded. The path has some nice views of beautiful houses, the lake, and some nice UT buildings.
It's very clean. I believe the UT golf team trains next to it. The other people I met on the trail were very friendly.

Lovely hike. Would have been better without broken glass on the trail. Also, not really a loop.

fun trail with an area for my dog to swim

Pretty water views and no litter make this little park a nice place to visit. There were only a few people when we were there, -all of them fishing. The entrance is hidden, so of you've not been before, it will creep up on you. Also of note, there are actually 2 entrances-- one north, one south of the bridge, and both have parking.

hiking
26 days ago