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House Mountain State Park

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Address: 9601 Hogskin Road, Knoxville, TN
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A challenge, but a good one

Great hike. The trail was steep, but it was not as terrible as everyone was telling me it would be. Bathrooms are located at the start of the trail. The map vs the trail guides... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great hike. The trail was steep, but it was not as terrible as everyone was telling me it would be. Bathrooms are located at the start of the trail. The map vs the trail guides were a little confusing and we ended up hiking the beginners loop by accident before starting the actual hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was a great time! However, the address posted on here, takes you passed the entrance of the path. We met some great people and really enjoyed our time!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great little mountain hike and great views but a isolated little mountain that does not offer all the beautiful views that the smokys do. It is definitely worth stopping by if you are in the area but not worth traveling to for a stand alone destination.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great hike that is short and fairly easy. I would highly recommend it for beginners and if you are short of time but want to enjoy the beautiful mountain.

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Rocky Top, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Highest point around Knoxville (Knox County) this is one big mountain. There is a nice parking area (with restrooms!) to start and end your hike. Nice views.

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Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Nice trail to hike beware of snakes and its a good hill to climb I would recommend a walking stick just incase and a cell phone there has been a few got lost and one even fell 25 feet down

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It is great to have a place with some elevation so close to Knoxville. The mountain isn't tall compared to parts of the Smokies or even the Cumberland mountains. However the rise is pretty steep, and you definitely feel that when you hike to the top. It is rather steep. However once you are at the top, the trail is... More 

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Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a great place to hike near Knoxville. Knoxville is really close to the Smoky Mountains so if you have all day, it might be better to make the longer drive. However, I like to hike House Mountain a few times a year, particularly in the Winter so you can see more of Knox County. It's a short, but... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Date of Visit: Sunday March 22, 2015 Pros: Not too many people, nice woodsy area close to town Cons: Moderate to Strenuous hike, lots of rocks and roots, not much parking Went here Sunday morning. It’s quite a ways out, but pretty easy to find. The road to get there is narrow however, and when the very small parking lot... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This trail was surprising tough. It's a lot of fun, but not as easy as it looks (unless you're a pro hiker and do it all the time). Definitely wear tennis shoes or hiking shoes; I wouldn't recommend wearing anything else. We wore blue jeans because there is definitely poison ivy and other things you will encounter because the paths... More 

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Address: 9601 Hogskin Road, Knoxville, TN
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville

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