The Prentice Cooper segment of the Cumberland Trail, which runs from Chattanooga to the Kentucky border, features over 30 miles of hiking trails with beautiful overlooks of the Tennessee River Gorge. For a short day hike, park at the Snooper’s Rock parking lot and hike to the Snooper’s Rock overlook. Be prepared for a breathtaking view.
Directions from Chattanooga: Take US 127 N to the Signal Mountain Rd. exit. Stay on Signal Mountain Rd. for 3.1 miles until a left turn onto Suck Creek Rd. Stay on Suck Creek Rd. for approx. 9 miles until a left turn at Choctaw Rd. Follow Choctaw for .25 mile. Left turn onto Game Reserve Rd. Cumberland Trail parking approx. 4 miles on right.