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Level: Beginner
Length: 9 mi (14.5 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +1,210/ -1,231 ft
Total: 5 riders

Mountain Biking John Muir Trail along Chestnut RIdge

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#111 of 199 mountain bike trails in Tennessee
#6,216 in the world

Single track in rugged remote conditions but well maintained and marked. This is a National hiking trail along with the Sheltowee Trace.

First added by SaintPatrick on Jul 20, 2013. Last updated May 11, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Start at the Rock Creek Loop trail head which is off Divide Road in the Big South Fork NRRA.
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  • SaintPatrick

    Great out and back trail that can be combined with other trails and roads to be a loop or figure 8. Open sunny at parts but then damp in low creek areas. Trail is well maintained and well marked. Leads out to the John Muir Overlook along Chestnut Ridge but my boys did not make it that far out. There are other sections of the John Muir that you can mountain bike in the BSF.

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