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House Mountain State Park

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Address: 9601 Hogskin Road, Knoxville, TN
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This is a very nice park, with nice walking trails. It is very well taken care of and easy to get to.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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New Market, Tennessee
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New Market, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice park, with nice walking trails. It is very well taken care of and easy to get to.

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a challenging hike both up and down the mountain. Once up the views are outstanding! If you have young children they will struggle a bit as it is a long difficult climb. But overall it is a excellent experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

It is a challenging but yet rewarding trail. Once to the top the views are absolutely amazing and beautiful. There are 4 great lookouts. We ate a nice picnic at one of the lookouts. There are areas that are being worked on due to cutbacks and erosion but these areas do not effect the hike or view.

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1 Thank Robin H
Louisville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been wanting to hike this mountain for years. I would not recommended for beginners or young children due to the terrain and steep inclines. Take plenty of water and take breaks if needed. You will not regret the views once you're at the top. I love East Tennessee~so much beauty.

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Knoxville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a nice hike. There are two ways up to the crest trail. One is 0.8 miles and leads to the west overlook; the other is 1.0 mile long and leads to the east overlook. The crest trail is 1.5 miles long and runs between the two. I don't think it is a difficult trail, but it is fun... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This was a fantastic place to visit, the views on top of this mountain are amazing, however the hike to the top can be very challenging if you're not in shape, a lot of Rock and a lot of steep grades to climb, but once your on the top it's well worth the effort.

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1 Thank Mark C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went and are kind of out of shape so it definitely kicked our butts. But I really enjoyed it and if you aren't in the best shape just take a couple of breaks. Saw a older gentlemen with a cane walking up the trail as we went down so it is doable.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This was a great hike - a little strenuous because it is pretty steep. The view from the top is beautiful.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The hike is pretty short, but does get steep in some spots, so be prepared for that and take plenty of water. The view at the top is amazing and having lunch or a brief snack up there is perfect.

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

House Mountain provides a pretty, fun & exhilarating workout just a short drive from downtown Knoxville. Great place to take dogs.

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