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Chattanooga, TN

Population: 188,966
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Lookout Mountain's Guild-Hardy Trail

Who says mountain climbing has to be grueling? If you want a way to the top without the added difficulty, try Lookout Mountain's Guild-Hardy Trail, located just minutes from downtown Chattanooga, TN.

The Hype: The trail runs up the scenic Lookout Mountain, and past numerous historic ruins including two train trestles

Distance: 5 miles

Difficulty: 2/5

Terrain: Dirt and gravel

Wild Encounters: You'll find the usual birds, and if you're lucky, maybe some bighorn sheep

Don’t Forget: Your camera. The scenery and historic sites are certainly worthy of photos

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