Five Points Recreation Area

Located a half an hour south of downtown Chattanooga, the Five Point Recreation Area is a network of multi-use and singletrack hiking/mountain biking trails on the scenic plateau of Lookout Mountain. 

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Part of the Cloudland Canyon Connector Trail, which will link Cloudland Canyon State Park near Trenton, Georgia to the Lula Lake Land Trust in Lookout Mtn., Georgia, Five Points offers 20 miles of interconnected trails.

The trails feature long, steep climbs and rolling downhills through the mountain gorges and former mining areas surrounding Lula Lake.

The Longbranch and Five Points sections of the Cloudland Canyon Connector are now complete, with the last section currently under construction.

Developed and backcountry camping is available nearby at Cloudland Canyon State Park. Reservations are recommended.

SORBA Chattanooga
Trail Forks 5 Points Map

Five Points Recreation Area Trail Map
Cloudland Canyon State Park and Connector Trail Map

Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga to Hinkle Rd. Trailhead
19 Miles | 35 minutes

GPS Coordinates (Hinkle Rd. Trailhead)
34.851249, -85.423983

Google Map

Activity type 
Leisure, family with trails ranging from easy to technical

Related Activities 
Day hiking, geocaching, trail running, horseback riding, camping, backpacking

Dates/Hours
Dawn to Dusk

User fees
$5 per car user fee

Trail length
Several trail loops totaling 20 miles, rated easy to strenous and techincal

Contact Information
Cloudland Canyon State Park
122 Cloudland Canyon Park Rd.
Rising Fawn, GA 30738
706-657-4050
Camping Reservations: 1-800-864-7275

Lula Lake Land Trust
Cloudland Canyon State Park

Five Points Recreation Area