There are 84 miles of mountain biking trails and another 37 multi-purpose trails available for bicycle riders in Walker County.
Experience what it’s like to swoop down a trail in Walker County, GA on your mountain bike as you pick up speed! 5 Points features roughly 20 miles of single track trails built by SORBA Chattanooga along a revegetated coal mine.
This 10-mile plus single track trail (when you include the White Lightning & Fire Water trails) starts at Covenant College and ends near the Lula Lake Land Trust. While highlights of the ride include fast descents and scenic boulders, riders should note that there is no parking area downhill. Look for the Covenant College practice fields on South Campus Road to get started.
This trail is mainly in Chattanooga, but features a section on top of Lookout Mountain. This is mostly a double track gravel trail.
Bicycle riding is permitted in the Chickamauga Battlefield on all paved and gravel roads. However, there are no bicycle trails in the military park. There are plenty of monuments and other attractions to see along your journey. You can move at a leisurely pace and make the rounds in about two hours.
McLemore Cove offers one of the most scenic and leisurely road rides available in Walker County. This area sits in the valley between Lookout Mountain and Pigeon Mountain and features minimal traffic. Many group rides take place in this area and the Mountain Cove Farms Resort offers a General Store, picnic area and restrooms to help you rest and refuel along your trek.
Walker County plays host to multiple Ironman events each year, which bring thousands of triathletes to the region both for the event and to practice in advance. The bike portion of the race takes place primarily in Walker County, while the other events are in Chattanooga. Follow the map below if you would like to try out the course.
So, you came to visit and didn’t bring your bike? No worries, two local outfitters have rentals available in our community.
Velo View Bike Tours