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Shadows of the Past Hiking/Biking Trail

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Ideal For Runners Looking To Log Some Miles

This paved path isn't fancy but it is a safe stretch for runners to log some miles while on... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2016
Chardon, Ohio, United States
Nice path through Townsend

The path is a nice one through town where you get to see or visit the activities in town. I would... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2015
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
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7906 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, TN 37882-4028
+1 865-448-6134
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

We brought our bikes with us on our last visit to Townsend and only did a couple of miles inside the town so we didn't do the whole thing. Several people were using the trail at various times. Some on bikes, dome jogging some just...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank tkriggs63
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This paved path isn't fancy but it is a safe stretch for runners to log some miles while on vacation. With the roadways in these parts not ideal for running, my son and I appeciated having a trail like this to keep up with our...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Pops2Three
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Very nice for bike riding, walking alright . Paved ,but a ways from the river. Lots better hiking in the smokies Not a wilderness area , but a nice riding area & really safe

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 4, 2016

My wife and I were staying in Townsend and we used the trail to take a walk on several occasions. Its a paved path and there are some small hills, but not difficult to take a walk after driving through the park all day. Our...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed May 25, 2015

The path is a nice one through town where you get to see or visit the activities in town. I would recommend the path for middle school-aged children through adults. Several roads/driveways cross the path and a good part of it is inches away from...More

Date of experience: May 2015
7  Thank familyadventureman
Reviewed May 7, 2015

Great trail to ride in the morning or evening after you have had your dinner. It runs the full length of Townsend. It is a concrete path that is safe for your children.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank travelerkent
Reviewed June 6, 2014

The trail is approx. 10 miles...you can travel it on either side of 321. You will see many folks using this trail and enjoying their walks and biking. At night, one side of the trail is well lit in a particular section. Great place if...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank LovetheRockies01
Reviewed March 10, 2014

We like having a safe place to walk. The bike rental place was closed or we would have rented a bike. Wide path and parts are scenic. Could have used more markers and some places to sit, especially along the river.

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank CityGirl1971
Reviewed October 23, 2013

We were really excited about this walk but the first 2 places noted on the map had no specific signage so we aren't able to say we actually saw what we were supposed to. Very disappointing. The walking path is well maintained and easy to...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank AltaiMom
Reviewed June 3, 2013

Several miles long, with lots of ups and downs; provides a good workout with the scenic mountains as a backdrop

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank rockytopgirl2
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