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Yelling and Dam Builder Loop

Easy/Intermediate
 4.1 (10) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Two loops of flow-forward singletrack with pump features in a wooded setting.


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Map Key

3.5

Miles

5.6

KM

100%

Singletrack

1,628' 496 m

High

1,585' 483 m

Low

129' 39 m

Up

136' 41 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Allowed

Family Friendly Wide easy trails with little rocks or roots. Both loops are short and easily accessible from the parking area.

Overview

Parking is across the street from Bristol Water Filtration 364 S Holston Dam Rd, Bristol, TN 37620. Access both loops from a common trailhead.

Need to Know

Trails are ridden in both directions so watch for oncoming riders. This are multi-use trails so also expect pedestrians. Do not ride when wet, these trails are red clay and are easily damaged when ridden wet.

Description

Yelling Trail Loop to the left is a bit shorter and more pumpable. Dam Builders Trail Loop to the right has some shale piles so watch for punctures on sharp edges.

Due to the twisty nature of the trails the GPS mileage is incorrect. Dam Builders Trail Loop is 3.1 miles in length and Yelling Trail Loop is 1.1 miles.

Contacts

Local Club: SORBA - Tri-Cities

Dec 17, 2020: Iron Mountain Trail

Dec 17, 2020: Hampton Watershed

Dec 17, 2020: Pinnacle Mountain

Land Manager: Tennessee Valley Authority

Shared By:

Link Elmore with improvements by Sean Wiggins and 1 other

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  4.1 from 10 votes

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One of the fun technical trail features on Pemberton Trail.
Aug 5, 2021 near Fairmount, TN
10 year old first time on singletrack had no issues on either trail
Sep 13, 2020 near Fairmount, TN
Tva Loops Trailhead
Jun 24, 2020 near Fairmount, TN

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Aug 22, 2021
Tim Higgins
Mar 27, 2021
Mark Nickels
Fun little trail. Thanks to all the people that put in the hard work to keep it up!!
Jul 11, 2020
David Sullivan
pretty nice easy/inter trails. primarily clay dirt which was very muddy. lots of rollers.
Jun 21, 2020
Sean Wiggins
6mi

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