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Norris Dam State Park – River Bluff Trail

east-tennessee

March 27, 2021 All day

We will park at the trailhead on Dabney Rd and hike the lower section of the trail along Norris River, less than two miles each way. The walk along the river is relatively flat. Where we will turn around the trail goes up the bluff to make a loop. Some may want to walk the loop. The total distance, less than 4 miles, is about the same either way. The hike difficulty is rated as easy. We recommend shoes to wear to and from the hike plus sturdy hiking shoes, other appropriate clothing, a snack, something to drink and a camera. Because of Covid 19 restrictions there will be no carpooling and you should bring face mask to wear when you are unable to maintain a 6 foot social distance. We will meet at the southeast end of the Walmart parking lot at the I-75-State 61 intersection near Norris, for tailgating to the trailhead, leaving there at 9:45 am. If you want to meet at the trailhead we expect to be there about 10:00 am. This is a short hike. On the way home, depending on the time, we may stop for lunch and/or beverages at a place near I-75 at Clinton. For additional information on this hike, contact Tom Cressler before Mar 26.

Tom Cressler

(865) 588-5622

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