TVA Trails

Take a hike! TVA has a trail for every hiker—as well as biker and horseback rider. Whether you’re on feet, wheels or hooves, find your trail here.

With our guide to our 150 miles of trails, finding the right destination has never been easier. The table below includes not only trail maps and driving directions, but the inside line on difficulty levels, uses and any relevant notes that might affect or enhance your experience.

Reservoir Trail Name Length/Difficulty Uses Notes
Chatuge Chatuge Dam Reservation Trail
Trail Map
3 Miles/Easy Hiking, Biking  
Cherokee Cherokee Cross Country Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
4.5 Miles/Easy Hiking  
Cherokee Johnson Ridge Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
1.7 Miles/Easy Hiking  
Chickamauga Big Ridge Small Wild Area Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
1.3 Miles /Moderate Hiking  
Douglas Trotter Bluff Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
1 Mile/Easy Hiking  
Douglas Dandridge Partnership Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
1.2 Miles/Easy Hiking  
Foster Falls Fiery Gizzard Trail
Driving Directions  Partner Map
13 Miles/Difficult Hiking  
Guntersville Buck Island Trail   Hiking Trail closed for repair
Guntersville Cave Mountain Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
1.4 Miles/Moderate Hiking  
Guntersville Cooley Cemetery Trail
Driving Directions Trail Map
6 Miles (One Way)/Moderate Hiking, Biking,
Equestrian
 
Hiwassee Murphy River Walk Trail
Partner Map
2.3 Miles/Easy Hiking  
Kentucky Lady's Bluff Small Wild Area Trail
Driving Directions Trail Map
2.6 Miles /Moderate Hiking National Recreation Trail
Melton Hill Worthington Cemetery Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
0.5 Miles/Easy Hiking  
Melton Hill Melton Hill Dam Reservation Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
0.75 Miles (One Way)/Easy Hiking  
Nickajack Little Cedar Mountain Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
4 Miles/Moderate Hiking  
Norris Loyston Point Trails
Driving Directions   Trail Map
17.7 Miles/Moderate Hiking, Biking National Recreation Trail
Norris River Bluff Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
3.2 Miles/Moderate Hiking National Recreation Trail
Norris Norris Watershed Trails
Trail Map
  Hiking, Biking,
Equestrian*
 
Norris Songbird Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
2 Miles/Easy Hiking  
Pickwick Muscle Shoals Reservation Trails
Driving Directions Trail Map
  Hiking, Biking National Recreation Trail
Raccoon Mountain Raccoon Mountain Trail
Driving Directions  Partner Map
20 Miles/Easy-Difficult Hiking, Biking  
South Holston Osceola Island Loop Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
1.8 Miles/Easy Hiking  
South Holston Emmett and Tailwater Trails
Driving Directions  Trail Map
1.6 Miles/Easy Hiking  
Tellico East Lakeshore Trail
Driving Directions  Partner Map
22 Miles/Easy-Moderate Hiking National Recreation Trail
Tellico Hall Bend Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
5 Miles/Moderate Hiking  
Tellico Beach Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
2 Miles/Easy Hiking  
Tellico Tellico Blue-way
Driving Directions Trail Map
11 Miles/Moderate Boating Water Trail
Watauga Overlooks Trail
Driving Directions   Trail Map
0.5 Miles/Moderate Hiking  
Watts Bar Fooshee Small Wild Area Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
3 Miles/Moderate Hiking  
Watts Bar Forest City Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
0.3 Miles/Easy Hiking  
Watts Bar Whites Creek Small Wild Area Trail
Driving Directions  Trail Map
3 Miles/Moderate Hiking

 

 

 

*Equestrian and biking availability on Norris watershed depends on trail.

TVA Fun
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Hiking in the Wild

Trails through TVA's Small Wild Areas let Tennessee Valley residents get up close and personal with some of the most exceptional natural and scenic resources in the region. There are sixteen ways to go "where the wild things are." Find a Small Wild Area trail near you.

Get Even Wilder

If Small Wild Areas sound too tame for you, perhaps you'd like to forge your own trail own trail through even wilder lands. You can walk freely in the woods on the nearly 293,000 acres of the undeveloped land TVA manages Valleywide as part of its mission of service. Learn more about this land—and see our Undeveloped Recreation Map—on our Recreation on Undeveloped TVA Public Lands page.