Parks & Nature
Hikes & Nature Walks
Surrounded by forested hills, rivers, and natural beauty, Soddy-Daisy has a scenic environment that shall be appreciated by residents and visitors alike.
Big Soddy Creek Gulf - 11721 Back Valley Rd, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
Consisting of 285 acres of pristine wilderness, the Gulf offers hiking trails, mountain and gorge views, natural habitats, waterfalls, flora, wildlife, and rock formations along Big Soddy Creek. Open daily to foot traffic from sunrise to sunset.
Little Soddy Trailhead - 913 Sluder Ln, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
This trailhead can be found in the system of Cumberland Trails, and on it you will find creek crossings, and even some historic sites associated with the coal mining industry that occurred here. Read more.
North Chickamauga Creek Gorge (State Park) - 354 Montlake Rd, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
This Creek is well known for it's outstanding deep gorge cut (approx. 10 miles long) into the sandstone plateau of Walden's Ridge on the Cumberland Plateau. The gorge has a high diversity of plant and animal habitats that exist among steep slopes, sandstone bluffs, and rich coves. It was recently announced as a State Park and is expected to have more park amenities developing.
Soddy-Daisy Bird Sanctuary (State Natural Area) - Along Dayton Pike, near the North end of Soddy Lake
Here you can find bird watching during migration season.