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The Best Hiking in Kingsport

Looking for the best hiking in Kingsport? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Kingsport. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Kingsport

  • Kingsport, Tennessee

    Bays Mountain Trail Loop

    5.0
    6.01 mi / 728 ft gain
    Bays Mountain Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Kingsport, Tennessee.
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  • Kingsport, Tennessee

    Bay's Mountain Firetower

    4.8
    3.67 mi / 768 ft gain
    Bay's Mountain Firetower overlooks the city of Kingsport, the South Fork Holston River, and the surrounding Tennessee mountains. Part of Bay's Mountain State Park, this is the most popular hike of the 25 miles of trails. The hike to the fire tower passes the Kingsport Reservoir which is essential...
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  • Kingsport, Tennessee

    Bays Mountain Fire Tower Trail

    3.57 mi / 768 ft gain
    Bays Mountain Fire Tower Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Kingsport, Tennessee.
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  • Kingsport, Tennessee

    Chinquapin Trail and Lakeside Loop Trail

    3.55 mi / 469 ft gain
    Chinquapin Trail and Lakeside Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kingsport, Tennessee.
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  • Kingsport, Tennessee

    Bays Mountain Reservoir Trail

    5.0
    2.8 mi / 469 ft gain
    Bays Mountain Reservoir Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Kingsport, Tennessee.
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  • Kingsport, Tennessee

    Bays Mountain Fire Tower Loop

    5.0
    4.79 mi / 879 ft gain
    Bays Mountain Fire Tower Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Kingsport, Tennessee.
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  • Blountville, Tennessee

    Darwin's Revenge

    2.09 mi / 341 ft gain
    Darwin's Revenge is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Blountville, Tennessee.
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  • Church Hill, Tennessee

    Canebrake Mountain Overlook Loop Road

    1.4 mi / 407 ft gain
    Canebrake Mountain Overlook Loop Road is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Church Hill, Tennessee.
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  • Church Hill, Tennessee

    Laurel Run Trail

    5.0
    3.96 mi / 712 ft gain
    Laurel Run Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Church Hill, Tennessee.
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  • Duffield, Virginia

    Lover's Leap Trail

    0.67 mi / 180 ft gain
    Lover's Leap Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Duffield, Virginia.
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  • Jonesborough, Tennessee

    Persimmon Ridge Park Loop

    3.03 mi / 515 ft gain
    Persimmon Ridge Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Jonesborough, Tennessee.
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  • Bristol, Tennessee

    Powerline Trail and Lakeside Trail Loop

    4.0
    3.77 mi / 797 ft gain
    Powerline Trail and Lakeside Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Bristol, Tennessee.
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  • Bristol, Tennessee

    Lake Ridge Trail to Cross Ridge Trail Loop

    5.0
    4.68 mi / 1368 ft gain
    Lake Ridge Trail to Cross Ridge Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Bristol, Tennessee.
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  • Dungannon, Virginia

    Devils Fork and Devils Bathtub Loop Trail

    6.81 mi / 1581 ft gain
    Devils Fork and Devils Bathtub Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Fort Blackmore, Virginia.
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  • Bristol, Tennessee

    Lake Ridge Trail and Lakeside Trail

    5.0
    4.56 mi / 669 ft gain
    Lake Ridge Trail and Lakeside Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Bristol, Tennessee.
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  • Duffield, Virginia

    Hike the Devil's Bathtub

    5.0
    3.96 mi / 250 ft gain
    The Devil’s Bathtub is a deep pool of blue-green water known for being a great swimming hole and a beautiful natural feature. This hike is a 3.2 mile out and back hike with 250 feet elevation gain. There are at least 15 stream crossings, so extreme caution should be taken during periods of mediu...
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