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Tennessee National Recreation Trails

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NRTBrowse all National Recreation Trails in Tennessee: There are 317.37 miles of NRTs in Tennessee and 32 trails!

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Tennessee Hiking Trails

 

    Tennessee hiking trail maps, hike descriptions, and topographic maps at Trails.com:

    Cumberland Trail will be a 300-mile trail that begins at the TN-KY-VA state corner and terminates at Signal Point Park overlooking Chattanooga. 160 miles are currently complete: www.cumberlandtrail.org/

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park: more than 70 trails, including trail descriptions, key features, pictures, maps, and elevation profiles: HikingintheSmokys.com

    Smoky Mountains Hiking Club has an 81-year tradition of hiking, fellowship, volunteerism, and conservation: www.smhclub.org

    Volunteers in cooperation with Tennessee Valley Authority have built 15 miles of hiking trail along a portion of the east shoreline of Tellico Lake: www.tellicowater.org/trails.htm

    Tennessee Trails Association lists events and local hiking contacts: http://www.tennesseetrails.org

    American Volkssport Association year-round walking and hiking events: http://www.ava.org/ava_search.asp

Tennessee Long-Distance Trails

 

    Hiking trails along the Appalachian Trail (AT) in Tennessee at Trails.com:

    The 293 miles of Appalachian Trail in Tennessee include the highest elevations of the trail (over 6,000') and 70 miles in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Named for Benton MacKaye who inspired the creation of the Appalachian Trail, the planned 273-mile trail will extend from Springer Mountain, GA, through Cherokee National Forest in TN and Great Smoky Mountains N. P. in NC to rejoin the Appalachian Trail: www.bmta.org/

    Mississippi River Trail is a 10-state cycling route in the process of development; see information about Tennessee: www.mississippirivertrail.org/

    For information on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi and Tennessee: www.nps.gov/natt/index.htm

Tennessee Off-Highway Vehicle Trails

 

    Tennessee Off-Highway Vehicle Association is a coalition of OHV enthusiasts, organizations, businesses, and land owners working to create a statewide system of environmentally sustainable, motorized multi-use trails and areas: http://www.tohva.org/

    The state of Tennessee has formed a committee to plan for Off-Highway Vehicle recreational opportunities: www.SFWDA.org/landuse/tnohvplan.htm

    Southern Four Wheel Drive Association provides land use information, events, contacts, education, and photos: www.sfwda.org/

    OHV4TN advocates for a statewide system of OHV trails in Tennessee with funding for land acquisition, eco-friendly trail building, maintenance and operations, law enforcement and safety education: www.ohv4tn.org/

    Windrock ATV Club of Oliver Springs, TN has information on riding areas: www.windrockatv.com

Tennessee Rail Trails and Canal Trails

 

Tennessee Snow Trails

 

Tennessee Waterway and Boating Trails

 

    Tennessee whitewater kayaking and rafting, with maps and launch points at Trails.com:

    Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club is involved in day hikes, backpacking trips, paddling trips, and other outdoor activities to Club members and the general public: www.tehcc.org/

    For canoeing and kayaking information, try the Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association: www.paddletsra.org/

 

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