Crossville, TN Birding Trails and Maps

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Eureka Trail

4.6 mi
State: TN
Gravel

Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail

4.73 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete

Townsend Historical Trail

9 mi
State: TN
Asphalt, Concrete
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The Eureka Trail begins in the southeast Tennessee city of Athens, about midway between Chattanooga and Knoxville (about an hour's drive from either). Gardens, benches, and other amenities can be...
TN 4.6 mi Gravel
The Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail, a rails-with-trail project, is envisioned to run 19 miles alongside refurbished railroad tracks from Cookeville to Monterey, Tennessee.  As of Oct. 2016, a...
TN 4.73 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The town of Townsend is probably known as being one of the gateways to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The small town, however, has its own charms, including this beautiful hike-and-bike...
TN 9 mi Asphalt, Concrete

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Eureka Trail

For runs

June, 2020 by bhkimbrell

Very green trail with .10 mile markers which I thought were annoying at 1st then they became fun milestones Also, zero hills and great shade. Great trail for pace running

Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail

questionable

September, 2019 by cpatw.6mn_j

this trail starts downtown on a series of sidewalks...some OK & others ??? & also crosses numerous streets in busy traffic areas. Not an easy relaxing initial ride. Not sure how it is called a Rail-to-Trail since it needs a lot of work to qualify for 4-5 stars. Will not be back, too many great trails elsewhere.

Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail

Montery Tn rail trail

September, 2019 by riskwillard

The rail trail is in bad need of repair. the section that starts just behind the Monterey police department to Crossville Street. The wooden rail in different sections is falling apart, the fencing in the rail frame itself has either been pullled out or fell out in at least 4 sections of the rail. In dire need of weeding in 2 sections of the walk. Wm H Risk 202 D South Elm street Monterey Tn

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Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail

Don’t Bother Riding this Trail

September, 2019 by pkrauss_tl

I attempted to describe our experience in this trail review; however, limited space prevented this. Poor markings, trail quality, tree roots attempting to break through the riding surface and a number of challenging intersections make this the worst trail we’ve ever ridden. (We’ve ridden in GA, FL, AR, AL, MS, NC, and SC). This trail is not for serious riders. I don’t have an axe to grind. Finally, if you like paved rail trails and greenways, skip this one!!!!

Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail

Peaceful, Easy Ride

July, 2019 by wallinre

We started in Algood and rode to the depot and back. Made a quick bathroom stop at Cinderella Park on the way back. My odometer measured the distance as 9.22 miles round trip. So nice to finally have a bike trail in this area.

Eureka Trail

great Trail

March, 2018 by thairq

I am visiting this area. Staying at the KOA campsite in Sweetwater. It's only 16 miles from there. So far this is a very clean Trail well maintained. One way in one way out you cannot get lost. this is beginning of March. There is a river running along the trail. It is very peaceful and calming.

Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail

Cookeville is a great town with lots of good scenery....but this trail shows little of it. Once you cross Washington and head east, everything is industrial.

January, 2018 by sparkman89

Cookeville is a great town with lots of good scenery....but this trail shows little of it. Once you cross Washington and head east, everything is industrial.

Eureka Trail

Stay in shape during the winter.

December, 2017 by freeagent91

I walked the entire trail to New Englewood Road & back on a Monday afternoon. Did not encounter any other trail traffic, not even a stray dog. The trail surface was well maintained and easy to walk. It had been recently dragged with a box blade.

Eureka Trail

Great bike trail and close to town.

July, 2017 by keithgrubb705

This trail is almost completely shaded so a great ride even on the hottest days. Gravel on the last third of the trail can get a bit large so don't take a road bike unless you like fixing flats. Has just enough grade to keep you pedalling most of the way. If you're on a bike be aware some people on horseback will be on skittish horses.

Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail

Superb family freindly ride.

June, 2017 by frank20

Took my 9 yr old riding last weekend. Parked at the Depot in Cookeville. The TN Central passenger excursion train was there....amazing to see it running with people going to Nasville. Rode all the way to Algood end. Flat, well marked, wide, 4mi ride out. Came back and ate ice cream at Ice Cream City downtown. Perfection! Bravo Cookeville. Cant wait until the Monterey and Baxter extwnsions open up.

Tennessee Central Heritage Rail Trail

An Easy Ride

May, 2017 by andrerx

Nine miles of easy riding! For folks coming from Fairfield Glade this is very welcome. There are three access points with parking and restrooms: the depot end, the Algood Community center at the other end and Cinderella park about halfway on the trail. The scenery is not the best. That and the need more signage is why I rated it only four stars. The depot end is worth extra time for a stop for history and food. Overall, I like it and will do it again with friends. Congrats to Cookville.

Eureka Trail

SURFACE

May, 2017 by rcheeze

I noticed that about 10 weeks ago (05-10-2017) some type of grader was run along the surface. It dislodged all of the larger rocks that had been tamped down into the bed of the track. It is now very rough and unpleasant to ride. Leave it alone!!!

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