Savage Day Loop (Savage Gulf State Natural Area): Savage Gulf is a 15,590-acre natural area known for its canyons and gorges. This 5 mile loop that starts at the Ranger Station offers several creek crossings, mostly shaded trails, and nice overlooks. At mile 1.5, a side trail leads to Savage Falls Overlook. At 2 miles, the trail leads past Rattlesnake Point Overlook which boasts a sweet view of Savage Gulf. The trail then follows an old railroad bed until it reaches the loop junction.
Directions from Chattanooga: Follow Hwy 27 N for 21 miles to TN 111 N. Follow for 26 miles to left onto TN 399 W/Rifle Range Rd. Follow for 4.5 miles to right at TN 399 W/Artillery Rd. Follow for 3.6 miles to ranger station on left.