Trail Alerts

The latest on trail status.  For more information, click on the Interactive Trail Map.

Interactive Trail Map

Unless otherwise indicated below, Cumberland Trail-managed areas are open during daylight hours (7am to Sunset):

Vehicles left in gated areas after sunset are subject to being towed or locked in.

North Chickamauga Creek Gorge State Natural Area:

M-F: 7am – 7pm ET
Weekends: 9am – 7pm ET

Laurel-Snow State Natural Area:

8 am – 7 pm ET

Head of Sequatchie Natural Area:

Sat-Sun: 9 am – 5 pm CT

Trail Warning – Lawson Mountain

Where: **Connects with Arch Mountain** Lawson Mountain
Why: The Lawson Mountain Section the CT is in poor condition.  Be prepared to use GPS navigation.

A form of GPS navigation is available on the Cumberland Trail Interactive Map Here: https://ctsst.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=ae4ff34c7bc742e7a6c6e5b738f65c2c  

Please exercise extreme caution, plan your trip, and do not continue (& turn back) if you lose site of the trail or blazes. If you see issues report them at cumberland.trail@tn.gov or 423-566-2229 (M-F 8am – 4:30pm ET).

TRAIL ADVISORY – Devil’s Breakfast Table

Where: Devil’s Breakfast Table Trailhead – South


Why: This is a reminder that while there is a short segment of trail heading south from the Devil’s Breakfast Trailhead, that segment and this entire segment south to the Daddy’s Creek Trailhead is still CLOSED as the trail is being built in this area.

TRAIL ADVISORY – Nemo Bridge to Break-A-Way Bluff

Where: Nemo Bridge to Break-A-Way Bluff


Why: This segment of trail has continuous maintenance issues due to its topography – staff are working in the area but blowdowns & other issues are common even after recent cleanings.

Please exercise extreme caution, plan your trip, and do not continue (& turn back) if you lose site of the trail or blazes.

If you see issues report them at cumberland.trail@tn.gov or 423-566-2229 (M-F 8 am – 4:30 pm ET).