Chattanooga: Chickamauga CreekTrail

This 5.6-mile loop climbs the woody spine of Dick's Ridge, then meanders along a twisting mountain stream in a hilly section of Chattahoochee National Forest.
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This 5.6-mile loop climbs the woody spine of Dick's Ridge, then meanders along a twisting mountain stream in a hilly section of Chattahoochee National Forest.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 9.0

Waypoints

CCT001

Location: 34.7124519348144, -85.1621932983398

Chicakamauga Creek Trail heads NE; follow white blazes

CCT002

Location: 34.7105255126953, -85.1576232910156

Cross small stream

CCT003

Location: 34.7122077941894, -85.1539764404297

L @ T, staying on Chickamauga Creek Trail

CCT004

Location: 34.7137908935547, -85.1541366577148

Trail passes under power lines; stay R

CCT005

Location: 34.7229766845703, -85.1470947265625

Bear R @ Y

CCT006

Location: 34.7247505187988, -85.1451568603516

On top of Dick's Ridge, turn L onto lightly traveled path

CCT007

Location: 34.7316780090332, -85.1422348022461

Fine NE and SE views of green valleys and hills

CCT008

Location: 34.7319030761719, -85.1440124511719

Bear R @ Y; descend steep switchbacks to East Chickamauga Creek

CCT009

Location: 34.7231979370117, -85.1640472412109

Continue SW down gravel road for a few feet; turn L onto Chickamauga Creek Trail

CCT010

Location: 34.7131423950195, -85.161376953125

Bear R @ power lines and continue to parking lot