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.
Day hiking, road biking, nature viewing, geocaching
Leisure to strenuous, with some technical trails.
Numerous loops and long down hill runs
Lengths of 1 to 22 miles
Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga
15 miles | 26 minutes
Dawn to Dusk
Tennessee Valley Authority
Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility