Raccoon Mountain

This 22 mile trail system winds around the Tennessee Valley Authority's Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility, 15 minutes from downtown Chattanooga.

raccoon mtn bike rock ledge

The trails offer a variety of intermediate to advanced level singletrack which winds around the Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility reservoir on top of the mountain.

Trail features include 4-6' drops, tight switchbacks and severe elevation gains and losses. Only 4 miles of the entire system can be classified as beginner friendly.

Downloadable Trail Map 
Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility Brochure

Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga
15 miles | 26 minutes

GPS Coordinates
35.042295, -85.385927

Google Map to Raccoon Mountain

Activity type
Leisure to strenuous, with some technical trails.

Related Activities
Day hiking, road biking, nature viewing, geocaching

Dates/Hours 
Dawn to Dusk 

Trail Length 
Numerous loops and long down hill runs
Lengths of 1 to 22 miles

Contact Information 
Tennessee Valley Authority
Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Facility
800-882-5263

TVA Raccoon Mountain Website

Raccoon Mountain