Beginner Offroad Trails Near Cookeville

Catoosa WMA Noah Hambey

This gravel forest service road makes a loop around the southwestern side of Catoosa Wildlife Management Area, with several more roads connecting at various points. The entrance has a wooden bridge with a 3 ton…
Total Miles
16.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Catoosa Headrick Road

This trail takes you across the Cumberland Plateau. There are several tight sections through brush, as well as sections of open grasslands. The trail also has red clay mud sections and rocky ledges, with the…
Total Miles
5.7
Tech Rating
3 Moderate
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Coalmont OHV Company Farm Road

Right-of-way trail to get to and from Coalmont OHV from Company Farm Road. This. makes a great cut-through if you want a faster way to town to get more supplies. You will need an off-highway…
Total Miles
2.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp / Wi

Coalmont Trail 11 Green

Trail 11 Green traverses from Trail 2 Green to Trail 13. The trail has gentle slopes and a few rocky spots along the way. There is an overlook spot through the trees that you can…
Total Miles
1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Coalmont OHV Trail 2 Green

Trail 2 Green goes from Trail 3 to Trail 2 Blue and Trail 11. The trail is easy to travel and has smooth dirt most of the way with very few rocks. There is a…
Total Miles
0.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Coalmont OHV Main Road

Located in the Heart of Grundy County, come see what Coalmont OHV is about! This trail connects the camping and parking area to the beautiful overlook and the beginning of Trail 1. The overlook on…
Total Miles
0.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Coalmont Trail 15

Trail 15 leaves the parking and camping area and loops back to the overlook road. Along the way, trails 16 and 17 intersect and branch off. The trail has a few mud holes but nothing…
Total Miles
1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Woods Road

Woods Road is a great area that offers dispersed camping, campground camping, hiking, and fishing options all along the 7 mile stretch of gravel. Woods Road parallels Rock Creek for most of its length and…
Total Miles
6.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Dolan Mountain

Dolan Mountain Road ascends from Rock Creek towards the south. Outside of a few large pot holes, it's a well-maintained gravel road wide enough for two vehicles to pass. When the trees are without leaves…
Total Miles
4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Lexton Mountain

Lexton Mountain Road is a 2.5 gravel two-track that dead-ends at a nice campsite that could accommodate three to four trucks. Different from a lot of the road in the area this one travels along…
Total Miles
2.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Rock Creek Road

Rock Creek Road parallels the stream from which it gets its name for approximately 8.2 miles. While there are several day use and dispersed campsites along the road it also passes by some private property.…
Total Miles
7.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Tower Road

This is a very level and maintained road that any vehicle should be able to travel. This is the main road through Prentice Cooper Wildlife Management Area that you will use to access all of…
Total Miles
11.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Pot Pt Road

There is a pond with a large parking area near the beginning of this trail. The trail is easy to navigate in the dry but would become more of a challenge in the rain. We…
Total Miles
4.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Trail 27 - Kener Gap

Trail 27- Kener Gap begins at the Rock Solid Pavilion at the end of Trail 26. This trail is much like its counterpart, but does not boast as many rock step formations. Expect more dirt…
Total Miles
1.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Dry Branch Road

The trail is mostly a narrow single track but traffic is two-way so be mindful of that. This trail, as with all the trails in Prentice Cooper, is a very nice drive in the woods.…
Total Miles
2.8
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Ellis Pt/Bluff View Road

These two trails start at the end of Tower Road. The trail is mostly a narrow single track but traffic is two-way so be mindful of that. This trail, as with all the trails in…
Total Miles
3.4
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Trail 5 - Flat Gap

Trail 5 - Flat Gap begins at the major intersection of G37, G3, and G33. There isn't much elevation change on this trail, hence its name. This easy blue according to the Park's Map is…
Total Miles
0.9
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

G3

This gravel trail lives up to its name with minimal troubles, but like all trails, they have unexpected occurrences such as down trees or washouts. Trail G3 is not to be confused with Trail 3,…
Total Miles
3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

G33 - Brake Check

Trail G33 takes you from 83 - American Knob to the intersection of Trails G37, 3, and 5. it is not directly accessible to G5 as it would seem according to the park's map. This…
Total Miles
0.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Trail 19 - Wolf Ridge

Trail 19 - Wolf Ridge gives a more challenging path to travel to get off the easy gravel trails. It features bumpy rock faces, medium-depth mud holes, and small washouts. Windrock's map states this is…
Total Miles
1.4
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

G37

Windrock's G37 is an easy Green connector trail that starts at the east side on trail G20 and provides access to the major intersection of trail numbers: G5, 5, G3, 33, and 45. In the…
Total Miles
0.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Trail G20

G20 is a connector trail from G2. This trail gives access to trail 4,19, and G37. The trail is a gravel roadway with shallow mud holes and blind curves on the trail with steep drop…
Total Miles
2.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Trail G2

From the General Store Trail Head travel up the Mountain on P1. You will come to an intersection, keep going straight on G2 which leads to the windmills and accesses several trails on the South…
Total Miles
2.7
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Trail P1

From the General Store Parking lot G1 is one of the main trail access roads. As you go up the mountain use caution to on-coming traffic. Several areas of the paved road over time have…
Total Miles
2.3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Campground Connector

Campground Connector is a fun way of getting from Windrock Park's Campground to the general store on P1. Make the most of your time winding through the woods. This trail also requires a land use…
Total Miles
2.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Trail 2

The trail is visibly marked and crosses paths with many other trails. A really nice slow climb winding up the small mountain. There are small to moderate mud holes, rocks 6-12" in size, and a…
Total Miles
2.7
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Massengale Mountain

This route starts just off of I-75 and has you up in the mountains within minutes. While the top portion of the track is relatively smooth and graded, the switchbacks ascending the ridge include washouts,…
Total Miles
13.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Su

8 - Humpback

Take a stroll in the park! This deceiving trail scampers across the southeast section of Pilot Mountain. While it may be a scenic drive when dry, when the rain comes, it will surely be slick.…
Total Miles
0.9
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Stephens Knob

Stephens Knob is relatively unassuming for the majority of its 7.7-mile length. It's a very well-maintained gravel road. During the winter, nice views are available off of the north side. There's a split at the…
Total Miles
7.4
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Wi / Su / Fa

Little Rock Road

Little Rock Road connects Stephens Knob Road with Jellico Creek and Angel Mountain. The northern portion is mostly gravel and better maintained the southern portion where you'll find a few water crossings and rocky sections.…
Total Miles
5.4
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Su / Fa / Wi