The hike will start at the Lotterdale Campground entrance road where there is parking space. We will hike about 5 miles along Tellico Lake to an intersection with the East Coast Tellico Parkway. From there we will hike about 1 mile along the Parkway back to our vehicles, for a total of 6 miles. The trail has several steep hills, gaining about 200 feet, and has a variety of landscapes and scenic views. The hike is rated moderate. We recommend shoes to wear to and from the hike plus sturdy hiking shoes, other appropriate clothing, a snack, a drink, a camera. If you are interested in a view of the area where we will be hiking and other trails in this area go to https://www.tellicowater.org/east-lakeshore-trail for trail descriptions and a unified view of the trail maps. We will meet at the Walmart parking lot in Lenoir City, TN 321 N, nearest the Murphy Gas Station*. We will leave there at 9:00 am. We should be at the trail head by 9:45. We recommend that riders in a carpool pay the driver. Round trip distance from Walmart, 28 miles. After the hike plan on stopping at the Gondolier in Lenoir City on the way back for a meal and refreshments. For specific information about the hike please call Tom before the 9th at 865-582-5622 and leave a message or send an email to email@example.com. *If you are coming from I-40 on 321 toward Lenoir City turn left at the stop light just past the stop light for the hospital. At the next cross street you will see Murphy Gas and the Walmart parking lot.