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Foster Falls and segment of Fiery Gizzard
December 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am
December 15 – Foster Falls and segment of the Fiery Gizzard Trail. Six miles, round trip. Easy to moderate. Joint hike with the Murfreesboro Chapter. South Cumberland State Park. TTA Evan Means Grant funded the new stairs and improved trail to Foster Falls. 498 Foster Falls Road, Sequatchie, TN. Entrance to Foster Falls is about 7.5 miles south of Tracy City on US Hwy 41, on your right, marked with a large brown park sign. This very scenic hike includes overlooks of Foster Falls and a hike down to the plunge pool at the foot of Foster Falls. We will then follow the trail a short distance to visit hemlock lined Little Gizzard Creek on the left and towering bluffs on our right. We will then retrace our steps and hike a five mile round trip segment of the Fiery Gizzard Trail. In addition to several Foster Falls Overlooks, we will visit four other overlooks, including Laurel Gorge Overlook. Meet at 9 am CST at the Foster Falls trailhead. Bring water, lunch, hiking sticks and bright head lamp. Wear sturdy hiking boots. Please register with Joan Hartvigsen, firstname.lastname@example.org or 931-636-2914