Everyone needs time to get away, and nothing can beat a weekend in the outdoors. In the beauty of springtime, Raccoon Mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee holds the key to everything you could want for an outdoor adventure.
With scenic campgrounds overlooking the Tennessee Valley intersected by beautiful winding trails, Raccoon Mountain has beginner trails perfect for anyone wanting a calm and peaceful walk. A majority of the trails consist of the most advanced paths that experienced hikers will surely enjoy.
If hiking is not your preference, and instead you enjoy strapping on your helmet and hitting the trails with your bike, Raccoon Mountain has over 30 miles of trails for you to explore. Raccoon Mountain trails are built around the Tennessee Valley Authority reservoir, and with a sustainable trail system that previously was unused, the trails have become one of the most popular outdoor spots for mountain bikers in the Tennessee area.
Raccoon Mountain is around two hours and fifteen minutes from Birmingham, Alabama, and makes an excellent spot for anyone looking to have a weekend in the outdoors. With camping spots all around and scenic views at every turn, these trails make the perfect destination for both beginners and those more experienced in the outdoors.