Big Soddy Gulf
The Big Soddy Creek Gulf area, called the “Gulf” by locals, is a pristine, 285 acre wilderness area located about a half an hour north of Chattanooga.
The Gulf offers hiking trails, mountain and gorge views, natural habitats, waterfalls, flora, wildlife, and rock formations along Big Soddy Creek.
An easy 1.2 mile hike along the creek takes you to the confluence of Board Camp Creek and Big Soddy, where a blue hole and open recreation area provide opportunities for swimming and picnicking.
Day hiking, swimming, off road bicycling (family friendly), ADA access (3rd Saturdays, Apr. – Oct.)
Family friendly, easy walking and bicycling.
Picnicking, swimming, hiking, wildlife viewing
Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga
22.4 miles | 25 minutes
Dates | Hours
Sunrise to Sunset
No. Practice Leave No Trace
Yes, leashed and please pick up waste.
In Case of Emergency
City of Soddy-Daisy
9835 Dayton Pike
Soddy-Daisy, Tn 37379
Big Soddy Gulf Website