This course features a tour of Lookout Mountain in both Tennessee and Georgia offering stunning bluff views, creek crossings and... more » waterfalls.
Beginning at Covenant College atop the mountain you are treated to scenic views of Lookout Valley and downtown Chattanooga along the Bluff and Mountain Beautiful Trails before descending to the Nature Center on the historic Guild-Hardy Trail, which was built on the base of the Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain Railroad. After climbing back out of the valley and passing through the start-finish area you cross over the mountain and Gerber Creek and arrive at Lula Lake Land Trust passing the lake, waterfalls, and Eagle Cliff, before departing for Long Branch Residential Preserve.
Key features include Point Park, Craven's House, the Incline Railway, Lookout Creek and the Nature Center, Skyuka Springs, Jackson Springs and Lake, Covenant College, Lula Lake and Waterfall, Gerber, Long Branch and Rock Creeks and the F4 trail.
This course includes technical sections with rocky downhills and climbs, peaceful sections of pristine wilderness and what are arguably the best views in the Southeastern United States as you run for miles along the north and south ridgelines of Lookout Mountain. less «