Tennessee FKT Routes

by | Jul 27, 2023 | Routes

Tennessee is home to miles and miles of fantastic trails, and the FKT opportunities abound. With 58 posted routes and variations, the Volunteer State offers a variety of challenges. 34 of those routes do not have posted women’s times (58.6%). In 2022, women claimed 10 of the 24 FKTs in Tennessee (41.7%). 

If you want to set an FKT on a route that does not have a posted women’s FKT, you should search for known times on Strava and Google.

Route NameDistance in milesElevation GainPosted Women's FKT?Best Women's Time
Abrams Falls5.0625No
Mt Le Conte: Ascent via Alum Cave TH 5.02500Yes1h 5m59s
Chickasaw Recreation Area Big Loop 5.5750No
Clingman's Dome Appalachian Trail: Ascent7.61500Yes1h 54m 41s
Montgomery Bell Trail 10.41100No
Warner Parks Red White & Blue: 1 Repeat 10.51764Yes1h 41m 23s
19E to Hump Mountain (Appalachian Trail)10.52697No
Volunteer Trail at Long Hunter State Park10.7955No
Big Frog Mtn: Out & Back 10.72119Yes1h 52m13s
Knoxville Urban Wilderness South Loop 10.81000Yes1h 36m 12s
Mt Le Conte: Round Trip via Alum Cave TH 10.82900Yes2h 6m32s
Lakeside Valley Loop Tims Ford State Park 12.21309No
Clingman's Dome Noland12.74700Yes3h 34m 28s
Clingman's Dome Elkmont 13.34450No
Rich Mountain Road GSMNP 13.51700Yes2h 6m 39s
Mt Le Conte: Rainbow Falls Trail Up & Back 13.84000No
Clingman's Dome Appalachian Trail: Up & Down15.21500Yes3h 50m 28s
Clingman's Dome Deep Creek: Ascent15.44800Yes3h 15m 37s
Gabes Mountain - Maddron Bald - Snake Den Ridge Loop 16.83064No
Fort Henry Loop 21.02093No
Mt Le Conte: Vertical Mile 23.35636Yes5h 21m 6s
South Chickamauga Creek Greenway24.1817Yes3h 22m 59s
Rocky Top - Thunderhead - Brier Knob Loop 25.86200Yes5h 23m 30s
Collins Gulf & Savage Gulf Combo26.73296Yes8h 26m 8s
Big Frog Mtn: Loop27.84398No
Great Smoky Mountains Peak Loop30.07300Yes6h 22m 55s
Mt Le Conte: Alum Cave 3X 30.510911No
Appalachian Trail: Roan Mountain Highlands 30.87880No
The Big Creek Rim34.08000No
Clingman's Dome Deep Creek: Loop34.16995Yes9h 10m 22s
Mt Le Conte: Tour45.711905No
A Round at McCabe Golf Course 50.22283No
North/South Trail: Tornado Damage Reroute55.75354Yes11h 59m 33s
North/South Trail: Standard59.15840Yes20h 26m 23s
Percy Warner Park Mossy Ridge Trail: 13 Laps59.813000No
Cumberland Trail Three Gorges 68.0No
S.C.A.R.70.018000Yes17h 34m15s
Mt Le Conte: Star 90.323163No
Warner Parks Red White & Blue: 9 Repeats 94.515876No
Great Smoky Mountains Big Loop116.725200No
S.C.A.R.: Double140.036000Yes2d 3h51m 26s
Tour des Smokies163.050000No
The High Country Loop167.435554No
Appalachian Trail: Springer Mtn - Clingmans Dome178.441350No
Smoky Mountains Grand Round202.650528No
South Beyond 6000260.0Yes6d 13h 31m0s
Benton MacKaye Trail289.865745Yes4d 21h 25m 0s
Appalachian High Route337.065800No
Southern Appalachian Loop Trail350.0No
The Southern Loop of The Benton Mackaye Trail and The Appalachian Trail367.0110000No
Natchez Trace Parkway444.014250No
Natchez Trace Parkway: Cycling444.014250No
Trans-Tennessee 621.810171No
Great Smoky Mountains National Park 900900.0200000No
Appalachian Trail (AT): Northbound2189.0465000Yes51d 16h 30m 0s
Appalachian Trail (AT): Southbound2189.0465000Yes46d 11h 20m 0s
Appalachian Trail (AT): Yo-Yo4378.0930000No
Southern Six PackNo

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