Promoting the development and enjoyment of Tennessee trails.
This 5 mile hike covers moderate to rugged terrain with some wet lands, hills and a possible stream crossing. Hiking boots or sturdy shoes recommended. Bring water and snack for the hike. The Discovery Loop Trail includes part of the Nature Bluff Trail of the Chucalissa Indian Village. After hiking we will picnic at Shelter 1. Marion Quinlen is in charge of the picnic. For the picnic everyone should bring their own lunch and a drink. Cups and ice will be provided. If you would like to bring a dessert or something to share please text Marion at (901) 482-8640. Lynne Witherington will lead the hike so register with her at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will meet at Picnic Shelter #1 before the hike. To get to this shelter drive past the Visitor Center and take the next right onto Pavilion Drive where there is a sign for the Shelby Bluff and Interpretative Center. Picnic Shelter #1 is on the left at the top of the hill. There is parking at the shelter and further down the road in a larger parking lot. The shelter also has bathrooms.