The Best Hiking Trails in Tennessee

Most Popular Tennessee Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in Tennessee using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

New! Find the best hiking trails by city:
Chattanooga (8), Nashville (7), Memphis (4), Ducktown (3), Wartburg (3), Ocoee (3)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Elise Chapin Wildlife SanctuaryChattanooga, Tennessee
2. Alum Cave Bluffgatlinburg, Tennessee
3. Hamilton CreekNashville, Tennessee
4. Cummins FallsCookeville, Tennessee
5. Burgess FallsSparta, Tennessee
6. Enterprise SouthChattanooga, Tennessee
7. Ozone FallsCrab Orchard, Tennessee
8. Chilhowee trail systemOcoee, Tennessee
9. Cane Creek FallsPikeville, Tennessee
10. Carmac FallsSmithville, Tennessee
11. Upper Piney FallsGrandview, Tennessee
12. Montgomery Bell State ParkBurns, Tennessee
13. Frozen Head State ParkWartburg, Tennessee
14. Stumphouse TunnelWalhalla, Tennessee
15. Great FallsRock Island, Tennessee
16. Virgin Falls Nature PreserveSparta, Tennessee
17. Twin FallsRock Island, Tennessee
18. Rock CityLookout Mountain, Tennessee
19. Fiery Gizzard TrailTracy City, Tennessee
20. Noah Ogle Nature TrailGatlinburg, Tennessee
21. Fall Creek FallsPikeville, Tennessee
22. Tennessee RiverwalkChattanooga, Tennessee
23. Amnicola Marsh TrailChattanooga, Tennessee
24. Creek HollowSevierville, Tennessee
25. Piney Falls GorgeGrandview, Tennessee
26. Laurel-Snow State Natural AreaDayton, Tennessee
27. Red Clay State Historical ParkCleveland, Tennessee
28. Chickamauga Dam Recreation AreaChattanooga, Tennessee
29. Mouse creek fallsCosby, Tennessee
30. Falling Water FallsWalden, Tennessee
31. Indian BoundryTellico Plains, Tennessee
32. Radnor Lake State ParkNashville, Tennessee
33. Brush CreekOcoee, Tennessee
34. Tanasi Trail SystemOcoee, Tennessee
35. Stones River National BattlefieldMurfreesboro, Tennessee
36. Shelby BottomsNashville, Tennessee
37. Harrison Bay State ParkChattanooga, Tennessee
38. Old Stone Fort State Archaeological ParkManchester, Tennessee
39. Pioneer Springs TrailMillington, Tennessee
40. Benton MacKaye Trail: TennesseeDucktown, Tennessee
41. Nathan Bedford Forrest State ParkEva, Tennessee
42. Savage GulfBeersheba Springs, Tennessee
43. Lions Club Fayetteville, Tennessee
44. Long Hunter State ParkHermitage, Tennessee
45. Natchez Trace State ParkWildersville, Tennessee
46. J Percy Priest LakeNashville, Tennessee
47. Jones MillSmyrna, Tennessee
48. Booker T. Washington State ParkChattanooga, Tennessee
49. Reelfoot Lake State ParkTiptonville, Tennessee
50. Cumberland Mountain State ParkCrossville, Tennessee
51. Henry Horton State ParkChapel Hill, Tennessee
52. John Muir Trail along Chestnut RIdgeOneida, Tennessee
53. Warner Parks Hiking Trail SystemNashville, Tennessee
54. Forks Of The RiverKnoxville, Tennessee
55. Beaman ParkNashville, Tennessee
56. Bluff TrailMillington, Tennessee
57. Herb ParsonsMemphis, Tennessee
58. Tour de WolfMemphis, Tennessee
59. Cleveland State Community CollegeCleveland, Tennessee
60. Harpeth River State ParkKingston Springs, Tennessee
61. Tims Ford State ParkWinchester, Tennessee
62. Shelby Farms Park ConservancyMemphis, Tennessee
63. Whitehouse GreenwayWhitehouse, Tennessee
64. Shutes BranchNashville, Tennessee
65. Knights PathClarksville, Tennessee
66. Benton MacKaye Trail 12: US 64 to FS 173 - trestleDucktown, Tennessee
67. AedcTullahoma, Tennessee
68. Athens Regional Park TrailAthens, Tennessee
69. T.O. Fuller State ParkMemphis, Tennessee
70. RhododendronCopperhill, Tennessee
71. Fred YoungJackson, Tennessee
72. Appalachian Trail 029: US 19E to Dennis Cove RoadShell Creek, Tennessee
73. Benton MacKaye Trail 15: Unicoi Gap to Sandy GapTurtletown, Tennessee
74. Benton MacKaye Trail 17: Tellico River Rd. to Beech Gap, Nantahala NFTellico Plains, Tennessee
75. Benton MacKaye Trail 11: Double Springs Gap to US Hwy 64Ducktown, Tennessee
76. Benton MacKaye Trail 16: Sandy Gap to Tellico River Rd (210)Turtletown, Tennessee
77. Norris WatershedNorris, Tennessee
78. White Oak Mtn Biology TrailsCollegedale, Tennessee
79. Norris Dam State ParkLake City, Tennessee
80. Stringers RidgeChattanooga, Tennessee
81. Lone MountainWartburg, Tennessee
82. Warriors' Path State ParkKingsport, Tennessee
83. Haw Ridge ParkOak Ridge, Tennessee
84. Grand GapOneida, Tennessee
85. Etsu Campus Trail SystemJohnson City, Tennessee
86. Obed Wild & Scenic RiverWartburg, Tennessee
87. Day Loop off of the Volunteer TrailHermitage, Tennessee
88. Big Ridge State ParkMaynardville, Tennessee
89. Chickasaw State ParkHenderson, Tennessee
90. Cordell Hull Birthplace State ParkByrdstown, Tennessee
91. Cove Lake State ParkCaryville, Tennessee
92. Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State ParkCaryville, Tennessee
93. Edgar Evins State ParkSilver Point, Tennessee
94. Fort Loudoun State ParkVonore, Tennessee
95. Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State ParkDelano, Tennessee
96. Indian Mountain State ParkJellico, Tennessee
97. Johnsonville State Historic ParkNew Johnsonville, Tennessee
98. Paris Landing State ParkBuchanan, Tennessee
99. Pinson Mounds State Archaeological ParkPinson, Tennessee
100. Port Royal State ParkAdams, Tennessee