CT Stinging Fork State Natural Area, Spring City, TN. Joint hike with Upper Cumberland Chapter. Short hike: 3 strenuous miles to Stinging Fork Falls and back. Long Hike: Cumberland Trail is mostly strenuous 7 miles but absolutely gorgeous. Requires a car shuttle. There is a one mile easy mile walking through the woods midway for a reprieve. Stinging Fork State Natural Area features a 35-foot waterfall and cascade. There are numerous feeder streams allow the way. You can expect numerous elevation gains and descents, possibly slick rocks. Wear boots, bring lunch, water and snacks. Depart 7:30am CT from Central Baptist Church, South Main St in Crossville. Carpool cost is $4. Don’t forget tick/bug spray and sunscreen. Pack water, snacks and lunch. Contact the hike coordinator, Deb, email email@example.com or text 931-267-2243.