Short Loop

Peaceful hike through a natural area


Description:

The 1.7 mile loop winds through the woods and along Swan Lake, passing Dunbar Cave.

Guided cave tours are available at certain times of the year. Contact the park office at (931)648-5526 for more information or to make a reservation.


Directions: Google Directions

\



State: Tennessee
County: Montgomery
Latitude: 36.5503997803
Longitude: -87.3061981201
Length: 1.7 miles
Difficulty: 1
Rating
( 4.0 out of 5) based on 1 reviews
Trail viewed 2394 times
Have a picture of this trail? Upload a Picture

User: Roy Slezak Title: Short Loop Family Hike Rating:
3 of 5
Date: Thu Jun-11-2009
Trip Type: Day Hike
Short Loop Report:

The Short Loop trail is a narrow trail that is ideal for beginners or just casual hikers. It takes you through the woods along Swan Lake on a 2,5 mile round trip where the wildlife is abundant. You may be lucky enough to see Turkey, turtles, fox as well as all kinds of birds. There are a few inclines but nothing too drastic. You can also take a ranger-guided tour of the Dunbar Cave. This would be an ideal hiking trail for the whole family to enjoy and even do a nature scavenger hunt and see what wildlife can be spotted.

Hiked this Trail? Create a new Trail Report


Other nearby trails
Miles Trail Name Short Description
30 Montgomery Bell Overnight Trail Hiking trail along the perimeter of Montgomery Bell State Park
40 North-South Trail (Tennessee Section) The Tennessee section of the 65-mile hiking trail
40 Fort Henry Trails A series of ten interconnecting loop trails
46 Radnor Lake Trail Hike along the bank of Radnor Lake
54 Three-Mile Trail Hiking trail along a ridge in Nathan Bedford Forrest State Historic Area