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House Mountain State Park

9601 Hogskin Road, Knoxville, TN
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Peaceful and beautiful

Make a day of it! Moderate climb in a beautiful location. Worth the drive away from the rat race... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elizabeth S
via mobile
This is where the neighborhood hikes

This is where the neighborhood hikes most of the time. There are both long and short trails all... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
aqccorp
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Corryton, TN
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“great hike” (16 reviews)
“highest point” (5 reviews)
“knox county” (7 reviews)
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9601 Hogskin Road, Knoxville, TN
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"great hike"
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"highest point"
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"knox county"
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"difficult trail"
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"nice picnic"
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"moderate hike"
in 3 reviews
"round trip"
in 3 reviews
"great views of the surrounding"
in 2 reviews
"rocky outcroppings"
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"rest stops"
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"walking stick"
in 2 reviews
"bring water"
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"early spring"
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"both sides"
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"great place"
in 7 reviews
"take pictures"
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"steep"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make a day of it! Moderate climb in a beautiful location. Worth the drive away from the rat race of life.

Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is where the neighborhood hikes most of the time. There are both long and short trails all over the mountain; some people bring their dogs, but not many.

1  Thank aqccorp
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

You can see for ever. Great for hiking or their is a good road to the top. beautiful drive for the whole family

1  Thank Terry L
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I didn't expect all the rock climbing. You could not take your eyes off the trail less you fall. I found it not to enjoyable due to the danger aspect. We did it but would not to it again.

Thank JOY P
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

House Mountain is a wonderful resource for our area, great views of the surrounding areas. The hiking is good, fairly steep and rocky.

1  Thank Robby N
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Twenty four club scouts enjoyed the hike to the top of House Mountain as the views were spectacular; make sure all Club Scouts wear closed tip shoes with durable socks; must bring water bottle; hike is medium up hill and the trail is well maintained;...More

2  Thank rockyKnoxville_Tn
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Worth the climb... 2 hours + round trip. Two choices regarding routes to the top.... worth the drive, close for Knox county residents.

1  Thank teamthig
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We drove up for the afternoon. The roads leading to the parking area were a little creepy. I'm sure the place is fine and it is a beautiful location, but we did not stay long.

1  Thank CDS8903AI
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is not an easy hike. It was very enjoyable and the view are fantastic. If you are very out of shape I would not recommend this as your first hike. I also recommend solid shoes and no sandals. Hike when the visibility is good.

2  Thank diastolic
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

It has been a little while since we've been here but we had a great hike when we did go! Plan on going back soon.

2  Thank meljohn999
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rebecca g
7 August 2017|
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Response from meljohn999 | Reviewed this property |
It has been several years since I've been there but I'll say yes for older kids but maybe not toddlers!
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lindseyb840
26 October 2016|
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Response from Carl S | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your skill level and what shape you are in, but maybe 3 hours without stopping too much around the entire loop. That's assuming you choose to go up one path, cross the ridge, and come down the other path. If... More
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dkorwood
20 September 2016|
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does have steep drop offs, it's a very challenging hike, one of the hardest I have hiked.
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