House Mountain

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Take a short challenging hike right in the city!

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Madalyn Brown (36)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Amazing hike! One of the best in Knoxville. Hard hike if you're a beginner.

Julie B. (136)

It was overcast the day we went. It's relatively steep and takes a while to hike the loop. Very pretty and relatively quiet. The trail is dog friendly and well marked.

Brandie Jones (38)

1 Completed1 Reviews

The trail is starting to fall in places and it makes it difficult. I should also mention that I am NOT a hiker and so this was difficult for me. The top is lovely though!

Ben Myhre (475)

8 Completed6 Reviews

Corissa Violette (49)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Hiked barefoot! Very peaceful

Akemi M (79)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Good hike. Takes about 40 minutes to an hour to get to the top depending on your level. The view is amazing! Whole trail takes around 3-4 hours. Kid and pet friendly

Liz Turp (64)

1 Completed1 Reviews

We took the kids and a dog on a Sunday afternoon in June and had a great time. It was not too crowded when we went, but the trails are narrow in places and I can imagine the hike being not as fun if there are a lot of people. It was a pretty good workout getting up the mountain. Very rocky in places and steep inclines. Lots of big rocks along the paths for kids to climb. We spent about 4 hours total going around the loop with the kids and lots of breaks and rock climbing along the way.

William Jones (889)

31 Completed30 Reviews

Great trail! We had beautiful weather that day. No matter what trail you take up to the top to the overlooks, they are steep in many places. But it's well worth it. A little more than 5 miles from start to finish. Get there early, not much parking for this wonderful trail.

Tim Thompson (580)

14 Completed7 Reviews

If you enjoy crowded trails, lots of dogs, and a steep climb then this is a hike you will enjoy. The view is worth the aforementioned steep climb but with so many other fantastic trails in the area this is not a destination hike. Leash rule is commonly ignored. Locals love it because it is close to home but truthfully, although I have completed this hike a few times it is really just an o.k. hike.

Teresa Wilson (72)

7 Completed1 Reviews

Great 3 hour hike! Walked up to the west overlook, then over to the split for the west/east overlook and down. Beautiful day!