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Raccoon Mountain

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.

Downloadable Trail Map

Raccoon Mountain Visitor Center

Related Activities

Day hiking, road biking, nature viewing, geocaching

Activity Type

Leisure to strenuous, with some technical trails.

Trail Length

Numerous loops and long down hill runs
Lengths of 1 to 22 miles

Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga

15 miles | 26 minutes

GPS Coordinates

35.042295, -85.385927

Google Map


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Contact Information

Tennessee Valley Authority
Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility

TVA Raccoon Mountain

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