This 22 mile trail system winds around the Tennessee Valley Authority's Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility, 15 minutes from downtown Chattanooga.
The trails offer a variety of intermediate to advanced level singletrack which winds around the Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility reservoir on top of the mountain.
Trail features include 4-6' drops, tight switchbacks and severe elevation gains and losses. Only 4 miles of the entire system can be classified as beginner friendly.
Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga
15 miles | 26 minutes
Leisure to strenuous, with some technical trails.
Day hiking, road biking, nature viewing, geocaching
Dawn to Dusk
Numerous loops and long down hill runs
Lengths of 1 to 22 miles