Raccoon Mountain Small Intestine Trail
Distance: 3 miles
Coordinates: 35.045686, -85.415403
Keep your eyes on the trail as the direction changes quickly. This trail loops back on its self so many times it reminds you of a small intestine, hence the name. All the windy twists and turns on this trail keep it interesting and fun for the mountain biker. Trail is accessed from the Switch Yard parking lot.
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