Outbound Collective logo

The Best Hiking in Pikeville

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

Top hiking spots in and near Pikeville

  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Hike to Fall Creek Falls Fire Tower

    4.0
    1 mi / 100 ft gain
    The tower is located in the far northeast corner of Fall Creek Falls state park. The road to get there can be rough especially if it has rained recently but any 2 wheel drive vehicle should be able to make it. When you get to the trailhead it is a small gravel pull off with a gate. From the gate ...
    Read more
  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Fall Creek Falls (Upper Loop)

    12.8 mi / 1086 ft gain
    Fall Creek Falls (Upper Loop) is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pikeville, Tennessee.
    Read more
  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Cable Trail

    0.5 mi / 148 ft gain
    Cable Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Spencer, Tennessee.
    Read more
  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Cane Creek Falls and Suspension Bridge

    0.5 mi / 72 ft gain
    Cane Creek Falls and Suspension Bridge is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pikeville, Tennessee.
    Read more
  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Gorge Overlook and Woodland Trails

    2.85 mi / 817 ft gain
    Gorge Overlook and Woodland Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pikeville, Tennessee.
    Read more
  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Hike to Rockhouse and Cane Creek Falls

    5.0
    1 mi / 500 ft gain
    Fall Creek Falls State Park is home to multiple waterfalls. The main attraction and biggest waterfall, Fall Creek Falls, is often tourists' main destination, but I encourage you to visit the base of Rockhouse Falls and Cane Creek Falls to enjoy some quiet solitude and get away from the usual week...
    Read more
  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Fall Creek Falls

    4.7
    2.76 mi / 781 ft gain
    Fall Creek Falls State Park is sprawled across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau. The 20,000-acre park is one of the most scenic parks in the country and is the largest recreation area in the state of Tennessee. It is home to a 256-foot waterfall, cascades, gorges, 5 other waterfal...
    Read more
  • Scenic Loop Road, Tennessee

    Hike to the Base of Fall Creek Falls

    5.0
    0.86 mi / 299 ft gain
    Fall Creek Falls State Park hosts a variety of large waterfalls which can easily become confusing. The park's main attraction is the 256 foot waterfall dubbed "Fall Creek Falls." Fall Creek Falls is observable from a viewing platform less than a five minute walk from the Scenic Loop Road parking ...
    Read more
  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Fall Creek and Coon Creek Falls via Base of the Falls Trail

    0.82 mi / 243 ft gain
    Fall Creek and Coon Creek Falls via Base of the Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Spencer, Tennessee.
    Read more
  • Dayton, Tennessee

    Laurel-Snow Trail to Laurel Falls

    6.14 mi / 1122 ft gain
    Laurel-Snow Trail to Laurel Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Dayton, Tennessee.
    Read more
  • Dayton, Tennessee

    Hike through the Laurel Snow Pocket Wilderness

    5.0
    6 mi / 900 ft gain
    The Laurel-Snow Trail was the first National Recreation Trail designated in Tennessee and at just under 35 miles from downtown Chattanooga, it is perfect for a day hike, for a day of climbing, or for setting up basecamp for the weekend. The 2,000 acre area sits along the Walden Ridge of the Cumbe...
    Read more
  • Pikeville, Tennessee

    Photograph Buzzard's Roost Overlook

    5.0
    0.04 mi / 10 ft gain
    Located in the beautiful state park of Fall Creek Falls, you'll find this overlook along with Millikan's Overlook. Both overlooks showcase the views shown in my photos, however, Buzzard's Roost is a short walk down the side trail that gives a more solitude experience that you may be looking for. ...
    Read more
  • Spencer, Tennessee

    Wheeler Farm Loop

    1.76 mi / 541 ft gain
    Wheeler Farm Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Spencer, Tennessee.
    Read more
  • Spring City, Tennessee

    Hike to Stinging Fork Falls

    3.5
    3 mi / 400 ft gain
    The trail begins on the right side of the parking lot. The first part is flat with no elevation change and easy walking. About half a mile in you will reach a trail split. The right trail will take you to the falls and the left trail will take you to an overlook of the gorge below. I was not able...
    Read more
  • Spring City, Tennessee

    Stinging Fork Falls Trail

    1.82 mi / 282 ft gain
    Stinging Fork Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Spring City, Tennessee.
    Read more
  • Mooneyham, Tennessee

    Welch's Point

    0.3 mi / 79 ft gain
    This location was recently opened back to the public by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Tennessee Department of Conservation and Environment in the fall of 2014 after being closed for over a decade! It is one of the most spectacular spots to watch the sunset in east Tennessee. This o...
    Read more