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23 mi 37 km of trail 2 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 1 Trail Intermediate Trails 5 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Paint Mountain - 2

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Favorite Wesley Lamberson riding Paint Mountain Trail circa 2014, photo by Jerry Greer
Difficult

Paint Creek Ride

19.9 mi 32.1 km 3,707' Up 1129.97 m Up 3,707' Down 1129.95 m Down

Newport, TN
Favorite Not an action pic, but views!
Intermediate/Difficult

Chimney Rock to Paint Mountain Short Loop

6.3 mi 10.1 km 1,408' Up 429.05 m Up 1,413' Down 430.61 m Down

Newport, TN

Trails in Paint Mountain - 7

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3.5 mi 5.7 km #1Paint Creek Trail
Difficult
Newport, TN
Difficult
Newport, TN
1.2 mi 1.9 km #2Paint Rock Trail #154A
Difficult
Newport, TN
Difficult
Newport, TN
2.3 mi 3.7 km #3Paint Mountain Trail #7
Intermediate
Newport, TN
Intermediate
Newport, TN
2.4 mi 3.9 km #4Chimney Rocks #154
Difficult
Newport, TN
Difficult
Newport, TN
7.0 mi 11.3 km #5Lower Paint Creek Road
Intermediate
Greeneville, TN
Intermediate
Greeneville, TN
4.9 mi 7.8 km #6Paint Mountain Road #54
Intermediate
Newport, TN
Intermediate
Newport, TN
1.6 mi 2.5 km #7Cummins Branch Rd #54B
Easy/Intermediate
Newport, TN
Easy/Intermediate
Newport, TN

Photos of Paint Mountain - 8

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Wesley Lamberson riding Paint Mountain Trail circa 2014, photo by Jerry Greer
Dec 10, 2018 near Greenev…, TN
Views of the mountain on the North Carolina and Tennessee border.
Apr 29, 2017 near Greenev…, TN
A winter view of the French Broad from the Chimney Rocks and Paint Mountain intersection.
Apr 29, 2017 near Newport, TN
Not an action pic, but views!
Sep 18, 2019 near Newport, TN
Connector where Short loop picks back up.
Sep 24, 2017 near Newport, TN
The connector trail to the top of Paint Mountain.
Apr 29, 2017 near Newport, TN
Just before short loop connector
Sep 24, 2017 near Newport, TN
Paint Mountain Trail overgrowth in the summer.
Apr 29, 2017 near Newport, TN