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Devil's Fork Loop Trail

7 miles
The Devil's Fork Loop Trail provides an impressively beautiful route through an old-growth hemlock and rhododendron forest. The trail is extremely challenging, with as many as 18 stream crossings (at the height of the winter thaw), a 1,200-foot ...

Erwin Linear Trail

4 miles
The Erwin Linear Trail (a.k.a. the Erwin Greenway) parallels I-26 along North Indian Creek and Nolichucky waterways for 4 miles. The trail is paved and mostly flat, coursing through the Cherokee National Forest northwest of Banner Hill. It ...

Guest River Gorge Trail

5.8 miles
The Guest River Gorge Trail meanders along 300-million-year-old sandstone cliffs that plunge 400 feet to the pristine waters below. The deep gorge was created as the Guest River, now designated as a state scenic river, tunneled through Stone ...
Crushed Stone

Kingsport Greenbelt

8 miles
The Kingsport Greenbelt runs 8 miles along the Holston River and Reedy Creek through the city of Kingsport. It is touted as both a historic and fitness trail, passing by Civil War sites, historic homes, landmarks, and bridges and other sites ...

Little Stony National Recreation Trail

2.8 miles
If you're looking for an easy trip, the Little Stony National Recreation Trail in Jefferson National Forest is the perfect alternative to the nearby Devils Fork Loop Trail. Devils Fork Loop is gorgeous, but it includes a strenuous and often ...

Peavine Trail (NC)

1.5 miles
The Peavine Trail runs for 1.5 miles from State Street in downtown Marion, North Carolina to just south of the First Christian Church on Rutherford Road. Construction of the crushed gravel and grass trail began immediately after the City of ...
Crushed Stone

Point Lookout Trail

3.63 miles
The paved, 3.62-mile Point Lookout Trail follows the Old NC 10/Highway 70 route through the Royal Gorge, once known at the Central Highway, through the Pisgah National Forest. The trail ascends more than 900 feet between Old Fort and Ridgecrest, ...

Railroad Grade Road

10.8 miles
The Railroad Grade Road is a 10-mile road built on an old railroad grade that was once part of the Virginia-Carolina Railroad (Virginia Creeper).  This part of the Virginia Creeper line was abandoned due to the railroad company losing money ...

Salt Trail

8.5 miles
Virginia's Salt Trail runs for more than 8 miles between the small community of Saltville and the larger borough of Glad Spring. The trail is popular with equestrians and can get muddy and eroded in places during different times of year. Much ...
Crushed Stone

Tweetsie Trail

9.5 miles
As of September 2015, the Tweetsie Trail in eastern Tennessee is now completed. The rail-trail follows the former ET&WNC (“Tweetsie”) Railroad right-of-way for 9.5 miles. It begins at Alabama Street in Johnson City and continues east through ...
Crushed Stone

Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail

34 miles
The Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail offers scenic wonders from dense forests, open fields and lush waterways to railroad relics and delightful small towns. Cyclists and equestrians love the length of the Creeper, and many local walkers ...

Wes Davis Greenway (Bristol)

0.5 miles
The Wes Davis Greenway follows a portion of abandoned rail line that once ran from Bluff City, TN, to Mendota, VA. The greenway crosses Beaver Creek at two points. This linear park features the partially restored Pullman "Bristol" car, which ...

Yadkin River Trail

2 miles
The multi-use Yadkin River Trail accommodates pedestrians, bicyclists and joggers in the beautiful Happy Valley area of Caldwell County. The 2-mile trail is paved and includes a walking loop near the Happy Valley Elementary School.