hikingThe University of the South’s trails and recreational amenities are primarily for the use of the faculty, staff, and students of the University of the South, and the University reserves the right to grant or deny permission to others who seek access to University property. The 21 miles of perimeter trail are continually maintained for recreational and educational uses by the Tate Roberts Memorial Fund. To donate to the Tate Roberts Memorial Fund, click here. 

Access to the trails is from Green’s View, the Memorial Cross, the University Gates, Lake Cheston, Morgan’s Steep, Brakefield Road, and Downtown. The Perimeter Trail is marked with blue blazes while secondary trails are marked with white blazes. A double blaze indicates an intersection or sharp turn in the trail.

Trails are intended for daytime use only.

A full copy of the trail use rules can be downloaded here.

Campus Trails Map.



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