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Old Stone Fort Wildflower and Waterfall Hike
April 19 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
April 19 – Old Stone Fort Wildflower and Waterfalls Hike, Manchester, TN. Total mileage, four miles. Easy. Joint hike with Highland Rim Chapter.. We will hike the Enclosure Trail and then connect with the Forks of the River Trail where all the Bluebells and other Wildflowers grow. We will see the confluence of the Duck and Little Duck Rivers. We will then pick up the Moat Trail to connect back up with the Enclosure Trail. From the Enclosure Trail we will see beautiful mature walnut trees and other large hardwood trees. From the Enclosure Trail we can see Blue Hole Falls, Big Falls and Step Falls. Then we will hike the Garrison Road Trail and the Nature Trail. The Nature Trail has neat views of the other side of Blue Hole Falls. The total mileage is 4 miles. We could have our lunch at the Group Boy Scout Camp located on the Nature Trail at Blue Hole Falls, or we can eat lunch at the park’s lovely picnic area. There is also a covered picnic pavilion. We will meet in the lot on the far side of La Quinta Inn, north off I-24 at Exit 175, Brown’s Ferry Road, at 8:30 am ET. Please contact Trish Appleton at 423-240-3443 or Appletonfirstname.lastname@example.org.