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Fiery Gizzard Trail

Fiery Gizzard Road, Fiery Gizzard Road, Tracy City, TN, 37387, TN 37387
+1 931-924-2956
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Challenging

Rocky and challenging. Beautiful waterfalls. Could be marked better. Watch your time so you can be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike W
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Tough trail, especially in the rain, but BEAUTIFUL

We headed out on Memorial Day. We had stopped at the state park visitor center and spoken to a... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
S B
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Fiery Gizzard Road, Fiery Gizzard Road, Tracy City, TN, 37387, TN 37387
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rocky and challenging. Beautiful waterfalls. Could be marked better. Watch your time so you can be out before dark. We were there the week before Thanksgiving and due to the steep topography the shadows were already getting long by mid-afternoon. We didn’t make it to...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We headed out on Memorial Day. We had stopped at the state park visitor center and spoken to a ranger before starting the trail and they had warned us that the storm from the prior Saturday had most likely knocked down trees and poured rain...More

2  Thank S B
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Great hiking and backpacking trail. Moderate to strenuous hike, 12 to 13 miles from Grundy Forest to Foster Falls. Take the spur trails at big fiery gizzard creek to see chimney falls and sycamore falls! Overnight camp at ravens point.

4  Thank Roadtrippin42
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We hiked down to Foster Falls and from there, with our dog, hiked the Fiery Gizzard trail from Foster Falls. When they say this trail is challenging, they are not kidding. This trail starts off medium and gets harder. It is a typical dirt trail...More

5  Thank Travelingfool08
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We hiked the Fiery Gizzard trail yesterday (a group of 4 girls in our 30s). We stopped at the South Cumberland State Park Welcome Center and talked with Cina before our hike. She was wonderful! I highly recommend that you stop and see her there...More

6  Thank jlynn727
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Head a little ways outside of Chattanooga, and you'll find the Fiery Gizzard Trail. It is well worth the hike to see all the waterfalls along the way. It is not a highly traveled trail, so you just might have most of it to yourself....More

2  Thank Gina M
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We just hiked this trail with friends while staying at the CCC campground. We went up to Raven Point, which ended up making our entire day an 11 mile round trip hike that is not for the faint of heart. The scenery was absolutely gorgeous,...More

11  Thank sngbrd
Reviewed 1 July 2013

Even if you don't have time to hike very far, this is worth a visit. The trail starts to descend almost immediately from the parking lot, and you are next to the stream within 10 minutes. Trail is in very good shape, parts of it...More

3  Thank PattyHNashville_TN
Reviewed 11 July 2012

I read all the great reviews on this trail which really helped me to plan well. We camped at the CCC since we didn't have time to hike in any further. The campsites are spacious with a fire ring. Saturday we loaded our stuff back...More

4  Thank Zippy505
Reviewed 1 July 2012

My father used to live near the area in Sewanee, and I used to go every trip up there, and lo and behold it's on T/A!

1  Thank capnconrad
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Rhonda M
17 June 2017|
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Response from Steven G |
You definitely want to start at the Grundy Forest trailhead.
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