White Oak Mountain Trails

Southern Adventist University’s Biology Trails at White Oak Mountain span 25 miles, stretching from the lowest point of the valley to the top of the ridge overlooking the university. The singletrack trails offer hikers and mountain bikers a well-rounded experience. The trail system features a good mix of smooth, machine-built singletrack for beginner and intermediate riders along with some technical features and a dedicated downhill trail for advanced riders.
The technicality of the Biology Trails at White Oak range from easy to extremely difficult and are most appropriate for intermediate to strenuous and technical. It offers a stacked loop system, with the easiest trails closest to the parking lot and the hardest trails further away. Expect lots of roots, rocks, and pebbles offering poor traction on most trails. The trail system drains VERY well, which makes it a great option directly after a rain. The top of the ridge is the rockiest, most technical section, but it also offers incredible views into the Ooltewah valley. It’s also a great location for night rides in the winter since the trails stay open until 10 PM daily.





Hours and Cost

Open Daily: Sunrise to 10 PM

Cost: Free

Pet Friendly

Yes, on leash


Southern Adventist University

4881 Taylor Circle
Collegedale, TN 37315
(800) 768-8437 or (423) 236-2747


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