Little Cedar Mountain

Located about 20 minutes from downtown Chattanooga, the Tennessee Valley Authority has re-opened 4 miles of hiking trails on Little Cedar Mountain, which is located on the shores of Nickajack Lake between I-24 and Nickajack Dam.

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The main loop is 3 miles, follows the lakeshore and has a couple overlooks offering great views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The 1-mile Pond Trail connects the 2 sides of the main loop and passes by a small pond near the top of the mountain.  

 

Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga to Little Cedar Mountain (trailhead)

23 miles | 25 minutes


GPS Coordinates

35.030805,-85.581501

Google map

Trail Map


Activity Type
Leisure to moderate difficulty

Related Activities
Wildlife viewing
Nearby: camping and picnic areas, flatwater paddling

Dates/Hours
Open year round, Dawn to Dusk

Trail Length
3 mile loop with optional 1 mile connector trail that intersects loop for a total of 4 miles.

Contact Information
Tennessee Valley Authority
400 West Summit Hill Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-632-2101
1-800-882-5263
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View from Little Cedar Mountain