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Cumberland Trail, Prentice Cooper State Forest

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Hike with a chainsaw

My wife and I got engaged on Snoopers Rock 9 years ago and we brought our two boys here today. The... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
DawgExplorer
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Dalton, Georgia
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Great place to hike!

Take a hiking map, a good pair of shoes, a friend (or two or three) and set out to see some beauty... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
Astros80
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Arlington, Texas
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I got engaged on Snoopers Rock 9 years ago and we brought our two boys here today. The view was as outstanding as I remember but the trails were in terrible shape. We hiked some of the Pot Point Trail but had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DawgExplorer
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Hard to believe this park is 10” outside of Chattanooga as you are surrounded by nature with gorgeous views of the Tennessee River and steep cliffs with no sense of urban development nor overload of tourists and hikers......a real treasure !

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

There are several ATV trails that are average. It’s a good place for beginners. It was very quiet, didn’t see anyone on the trails, other than turkeys.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Take a hiking map, a good pair of shoes, a friend (or two or three) and set out to see some beauty! This place is thick so come prepared. I love the scenic views and the peacefulness of the quiet out doors

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Astros80
Reviewed September 13, 2017

There are lots of trails to explore in Prentice Cooper. Most do the 10 mile Mullens Cove loop but there are plenty of shorter ones including a very short hike to Snooper's rock for an incredible view.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

I went hiking here with a friend and I really enjoyed it. there are so many trails to walk, and its a beautiful place to explore. its nice and peaceful and has amazing views.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

If you like a quiet beautiful clean environment, this is not the place for you. The bathrooms were trashed. I went to two bathrooms in the park and both were trashed like something out of a horror movie. ATV, motor bikes, and trucks race up...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 1, 2017

I have hiked various parts of the cumberland trail and so I am going to review them here. I hiked the part near Montlake Road on the Hixson Soddy line and I hiked the one off the exit from Jones Gap Road kinda near Dunlap....More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank aprilsumner
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

This place is a short drive out of Chattanooga, and it is well worth it! Easy to navigate, maintained trails! Great Views!! I suggest doing the entire Mullens Cove Loop Trail! Watch out for the turkeys!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank BoyceCS75
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

My first time to Prentice Cooper left me with mixed feelings. We wanted to try some hiking trails and did the Pot Point trail for 11 miles. The trail head shows a carved map, but no mileage, so look online before you go. We drove...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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