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Rock Island State Park Wildflowers and Waterfalls Hike
March 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am
Thursday, March 25 – Rock Island State Park, northeast of McMinnville, TN. Wild Flowers and Waterfalls Hike. Five miles, easy to moderate. This beautiful park is located on the headwaters of Center Hill Lake at the confluence of the Collins and Caney Fork Rivers. We will see Great Falls, Twin Falls and the limestone gorge. We will see a lot of wildflowers on the Downstream Gorge Trail. This trail features Twin Falls, limestone bluffs, rapids on Caney Fork River and the headwaters of Center Hill Lake. All this spectacular scenery is packed into a 1.7 mile “lollipop” trail. We will then hike Eagle Trail, located on the other side of the Caney Fork River. Eagle Trail is 1.5 miles round trip, follows the Caney Fork River, has spring wildflowers and connects with the Blue Hole Trail. After lunch at Badger Flat Picnic Area, alongside Caney Fork River, we will hike the Bluff Trail, a 1.95 mile lollipop. The Bluff Trail features an overlook of Center Hill Lake Please register with Joan Hartvigsen, firstname.lastname@example.org or 931-636-2914. Please meet at 8:00 am CT in the visitor center parking lot.