Promoting the development and enjoyment of Tennessee trails.
Wednesday, May 3 – Normandy Lake Paddle. 4 to 6 hours of calm lake paddling. We’ll head out from the Firelake Boat Ramp towards the south, making a very short porterage bypassing a peninsula to reach the Anthony Branch with numerous quiet inlets featuring lovely waterfalls. Continuing east towards Crumpton Creek, Anthony Branch is mostly unspoiled by housing, with opportunities to view numerous blue herons, turtles and other wildlife. We’ll stop for lunch at a beautiful cove featuring 3 waterfalls and then head back, with the group deciding on porterage or paddling around the peninsula. Bring lunch, plenty of water, sunscreen and wear your personal flotation device. We will meet at 9 AM CDT at the Firelake Public Use Area & Boat Ramp (sometimes referred to as Ward’s Chapel Boat Ramp), River Forge Road, Manchester. To register or for more information contact Jim Barritt, firstname.lastname@example.org or 931-492-3212.