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Lakeside Trail

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One way

2.0 miles

3.2 km

Difficulty

Easy

Elevation gain

166 ft

51 m

Highest point

1,663 ft

507 m

Avg grade

3% (1°)

Elevation loss

-99 ft

-30 m

Max grade

8% (4°)

Elevation loss

-99 ft

-30 m

Avg grade

3% (1°)

Lowest point

1,546 ft

471 m


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Steele Creek Park, TN

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Shared by James Gilmer

Features

Dogs - Leashed  ·  Birding  ·  Cave  ·  Fall Colors  ·  Lake  ·  River/Creek  ·  Views  ·  Waterfall  ·  Wildflowers  ·  Wildlife

Hikes that include this trail

Steele Creek 8+ mile Moderate Loop

Overview

This trail is perfect for anyone just getting started, elderly folks, and especially those just looking for a lazy hike. It is flat, gravel, and wide enough to drive a vehicle. This trail is heavily traveled by all types of users, but especially, watch out for bicycle group rides. You have the view of the lake to your side the entire time, plus the ridgeline is gorgeous on a fall day when the leaves are changing. Keep your eyes peeled for a waterfall along the route! This trail is perfect for anyone just getting started, elderly folks, and especially those just looking for a lazy hike. It is flat, gravel, and wide enough to drive a vehicle. This trail is heavily traveled by all types of users, but especially, watch out for bicycle group rides. You have the view of the lake to your side the entire time, plus the ridgeline is gorgeous on a fall day when the leaves are changing. Keep your eyes peeled for a waterfall along the route!
The park closes at dusk and does not allow fires, camping, or firearms.

Flora & Fauna

Keep your eyes peeled for black bears, coyotes, white-tail deer, racoon, possums, a variety of birds, snakes, flowers, and greenery along the trail. In the autumn, this area erupts in fiery fall color.

Family Friendly

While kids will likely enjoy this trail, a nearby playground and Steele Creek serve as a good backup if a hike goes south!

Contacts

Land Manager: City of Bristol, Tennessee

Shared by James Gilmer

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4 from 4 hikers

Easy

Difficulty average from 3 hikers
1-1 of 1 reviews

Bristol
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Dec 2, 2017
Conditions: Dry
Rated difficulty: Easy

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