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Fort Donelson National Battlefield
February 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Fort Donelson National Battlefield, 7 miles total, moderate; we hike around the battlefield on mostly natural turf in the woods. We also hike out and back to the Fort Donelson National Cemetery; 7 miles total; Dogs are welcome if on a leash; We may see Bald Eagles; The Battle of Fort Donelson, February 11–16, 1862, was the first major Union victory in the Civil War; The Cumberland River and Tennessee River became integral parts of Union supply lines. Nashville would fall to Union troops within a matter of days; meet 8:00 A.M. CT, at Kroger parking area, Dover Crossing Road, Clarksville; ∼30 miles to trail head; Contact Mike Covey 608-206-9850