Chattanooga: Taylor Ridge Trail

Amble 5.2 miles on this easy out-and-back along an ancient weathered ridgeline with views of the broad valley below and the Tennesee border in the distance.
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Amble 5.2 miles on this easy out-and-back along an ancient weathered ridgeline with views of the broad valley below and the Tennesee border in the distance.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 4.1

Waypoints

TRT002

Location: 34.6867866516113, -85.1915664672852

Turn R onto Taylor Ridge Trail, climbing a green-capped ridgeline rising amid fertile farmland

TRT004

Location: 34.6837539672852, -85.1973266601562

House sits above trail on R

TRT005

Location: 34.6830253601074, -85.1980819702148

Crops stretch across broad valley below; keep straight

TRT006

Location: 34.6795387268066, -85.2019500732422

Trail climbs to high spot with big valley views to SE and NW

TRT007

Location: 34.6718139648438, -85.2082824707031

More fine views @ small outcrop

TRT008

Location: 34.6643486022949, -85.2113189697266

Gravel road parallels trail; stay on dirt footpath

TRT010

Location: 34.6605606079102, -85.2125244140625

Trail ends @ gravel FR 635-A; retrace steps back to car

TRT009

Location: 34.6618041992188, -85.2123184204102

Challenge: Try to pinpoint the Tennessee state line from N overlook

TRT003

Location: 34.6836547851562, -85.1954956054688

Sharp R up a small plateau