Mountain Biking in Southeast Tennessee
Did you know that there are over 75 miles of single-track heaven in Southeast Tennessee within 30 minutes of downtown Chattanooga? Not only do these trail systems give you plenty of options to explore, they also pack in a wide variety of terrain and challenge – from relaxed joy rides to screaming fast technical descents. Whatever kind of ride you’re in the mood for, you’re sure to find it in Southeast Tennessee!
5 miles of intermediate single-track trail.
Primary Trailhead @ Spears Ave. and Bell Ave.
Chattanooga, TN | 423-425-6311
24 miles of mixed-level single-track trail with some challenging technical sections.
• Laurel Point Trailhead
Electric Ave Two, Chattanooga, TN
3800 Racoon Mountain Dr., Chattanooga, TN
Booker T. Washington State Park
6 miles of single-track trail, all intermediate.
5801 Champions Rd., Chattanooga, TN
Harrison Bay State Park
4 miles of easy single-track trail.
8411 Harrison Bay Rd., Harrison, TN
Enterprise South Nature Park
10 miles of single-trail trail, mostly easy with some intermediate-level.
8015 Volkswagen Dr., Chattanooga, TN
Collegedale/Southern Adventist University Trailheads
19 miles of single-track trail split between two parks – White Oak Mountain and Bauxite – with something for all skill levels.
• White Oak
4707 Morningside Dr, Collegedale, TN
College Dr. (near Collegedale Memorial Park Cemetery), Collegedale, TN
Johnston Woods Trail System
4 miles of easy trail.
298 Brymer Creek Rd., McDonald, TN | 423-476-5586
Following the path of a former railroad bed, this relatively easy double-track trail begins on Ochs Hwy and wraps around Lookout Mountain to the John Smart/Jackson Gap trail.
498 Ochs Hwy, Chattanooga, TN
Chilhowee Recreation Area – Cherokee National Forest
12 miles of mixed-level single-track trail.
Ocoee Ranger Station, Benton, TN | 423-338-3300
Tanasi Trail System @ the Ocoee Whitewater Center/Cherokee National Forest
30 miles of mostly easy and intermediate single-track trail. The Tanasi Trail System has been designated by the International Mountain Bike Association as “Hall of Fame Epic.”
4400 US-64, Copperhill, TN | 423-496-0100