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Cherokee Cross Country Trail

Location: Jefferson City, Tenn.
Reservoir: Cherokee
Difficulty: Easy
Distance: 4.47-mile loop
Coordinates: 36.157059, -83.511711

  • ADA Accessible
  • Bathroom
  • Hiking
  • Parking

Over a mile of this trail is paved, which makes it great for strollers and wheelchairs. The rest of the trail is relatively flat and surfaced with packed, crushed gravel; it makes a good off-road trail for joggers and walkers. This trail is on the Cherokee Dam Reservation, which is located about five miles north of Jefferson City, Tennessee, on Hwy. 92

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