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Burgess Falls and Rock Island State Parks
June 12, 2021 All day
“Pick a Park” series. Burgess Falls and Rock Island State Parks. We will hike the 1.5 mile loop River Trail at Burgess Falls rated easy, going past four waterfalls on the Falling Water River. The waterfalls are 20’ cascades, 30’ upper falls, 80’ middle falls and 136’ lower falls in height. The hike at Rock Island State Park is the Collins River trail which is a 3.0 mile loop rated moderate along the outer edge of the Collins River peninsula. The trail winds beside the riverbank and a chance to view white-tailed deer, Christmas ferns and a wide variety of wildflowers. This hike is on the list of the Fran Wallas 36 Great Hikes in Tennessee. The “I hiked’em all” recognition information can be found at https://tennesseetrails.org/about/awards/. Bring lunch, snacks, and plenty of water. Please register in case hike is cancelled due to weather. For more information or to sign up, contact Jeanne Conatser at 615-971-8894 or firstname.lastname@example.org