Tennessee Trails & Byways

The Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways driving tours are your ticket to fun off the beaten path, recognized for their archaeological, cultural, historical, natural, recreational and scenic qualities. Several of our trail routes incorporate these byways, with many unspoiled, magnificent and seldom-seen portions of our state.

In the Memphis area, explore:

Great River Road National Scenic Byway & Trail

Cotton Junction Trail: Teapots to Sweet Spots

Walking Tall Trail: Rockabilly, Rails & Legendary Tales

In the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area, there are several trails to visit.

Tennessee River Trail

Old Tennessee: Settlers to Soldiers

Nashville\'s Trace: Backstage to Backroads

Screaming Eagle: Lady Legends to Heroes

Ring of Fire: Ghost Stories and Music Legends

Promised Land: Pilgrimage to President

The Jack Trail: Sippin\' to Saddles

In East Tennessee, take a scenic drive along one of these interesting trails.

Pie in the Sky: Moonpies to Mountain Highs

Tanasi: Rapids to Railroads

Top Secret: Proton Beams to Utopian Dreams

White Lightning: Thunder Road to Rebels

Rocky Top: Smoky Peaks to Crafts and Creeks

Sunnyside: Early Country Trail

Other options include several National Scenic Byways that travel through Tennessee:

Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway

Natchez Trace Parkway

Cherohala Skyway

East Tennessee Crossing National Scenic Byway

Need more info?

Cindy Dupree

Director of Public Relations
cindy.dupree@tn.gov
615) 741-9010