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Recommended Routes in Norris Lake - 1

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Favorite Dark hollow trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Big Ridge State Park Tour

5.3 mi 8.6 km 992' Up 302.26 m Up 986' Down 300.39 m Down

Maynard…, TN

Norris Lake Hiking

  • 50 Miles 81 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Norris Lake - 12

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6.9 mi 11.2 km #1Mill Creek Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Pine Crest, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Pine Crest, TN
2.6 mi 4.1 km #2Hemlock Bluff SWA Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Pine Crest, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Pine Crest, TN
3.2 mi 5.1 km #3Maritime Railway Trail
Intermediate
Rocky Top, TN
Intermediate
Rocky Top, TN
0.8 mi 1.2 km #4Chestnut Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Maynardville, TN
Intermediate
Maynardville, TN
5.0 mi 8.0 km #5Lakeview Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Norris, TN
Intermediate/Difficult
Norris, TN
2.0 mi 3.2 km #6Dark Hollow Trail West
Intermediate
Maynardville, TN
Intermediate
Maynardville, TN
1.5 mi 2.4 km #7Forester's Trail
Easy
Norris, TN
Easy
Norris, TN
1.9 mi 3.0 km #8Big Valley Trail
Intermediate
Maynardville, TN
Intermediate
Maynardville, TN
1.6 mi 2.6 km #9Lake Trail
Intermediate
Maynardville, TN
Intermediate
Maynardville, TN
2.4 mi 3.8 km #10Indian Rock Loop Trail
Difficult
Maynardville, TN
Difficult
Maynardville, TN
4.1 mi 6.7 km #11Hi Point Trail
Intermediate
Norris, TN
Intermediate
Norris, TN
0.5 mi 0.7 km #12Lakeside Loop Trail West
Intermediate
Norris, TN
Intermediate
Norris, TN

Photos of Norris Lake - 8

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Steep slope warning with a nice view.
Feb 15, 2021 near Maynard…, TN
View from the top of the ridge.
Feb 15, 2021 near Maynard…, TN
Stone wall normally covered in water in Norris Lake. Likely built some time in the 19th century.
Feb 15, 2021 near Maynard…, TN
The Lakeview Trail gets pretty close to the water at some points.
Aug 18, 2017 near Norris, TN
View of Norris Lake in the fall.
May 25, 2018 near Norris, TN
Dark hollow trail
May 2, 2018 near Maynard…, TN
Big Ridge Dam is quite the sight!
Jun 24, 2017 near Maynard…, TN
The start of Lake View Trail.
Aug 18, 2017 near Norris, TN