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TTA Annual Meeting – Saturday

nashville

October 23, 2021 All day

SATURDAY SCHEDULE
7:00 am: Breakfast
8:15 am: Hikes depart
5:00 pm: Dinner
6:30 pm: Live Auction
6:45 pm: General Membership Meeting

SATURDAY HIKES – first group 8:15 am

Mousetail Landing State Park.  CANCELLED

Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park. 8-mile hike on rerouted trails due to storm damage with great views of Kentucky Lake. Options include a visit Pilot Knob, the highest point in west Tennessee and a visit to the park’s Folklife Center. 1 hour 22-minute travel time. Led by Susan Woods.

Natchez Trace Parkway Historical and Waterfall outing to include Devil’s Backbone Natural Area: 3 miles moderate loop with a great variety of trees in autumn dress. Meriwether Lewis Monument and gravesite. 1 1/2 mile loop of original Natchez Trace. Fall Hollow, walk a short distance to two waterfalls Jackson Falls hike 1/2 mile on a paved walkway Gordon House short hike to historical house and ferry crossing. 1 hour 17-minute travel time. Led by Nancy Juodenas

Johnsonville State Park. History Hike. 5 miles. Enjoy a Ranger-led hike through the hollows and history of Johnsonville State Historic Park. We’ll follow portions of the Historic Johnsonville Trail, Civil War Forts Trail and African- American Cemetery Loop which will link together to make a stacked loop hike of almost 5 miles. 1 hour travel time. Led by Bob Holliday, Park Manager.

Beaman Park. 6 miles. Moderately strenuous to strenuous for terrain and length. The 12-mile Laurel Woods Trail opened in October of 2020 and is the latest addition to Beaman Park. This beautiful new loop offers hikers the chance to get further into the park’s backcountry.
55-minute travel time

Downtown Nashville historical and urban hike. 7 miles. To include, state capitol, Courthouse Square, Union Station, civil war sites, honkytonk district, river views, new convention center and various architectural gems. 52-minute travel time. Led by Tom Vickstrom.

Bowie Nature Park. 8-mile loop. Within the park there are 17 miles of winding trails which move the traveler through several ecosystems to include wetlands, grasslands, pine forest, oak/hickory forest, riparian and lowland bottomland wetlands. The nature center offers the opportunity for park visitors to learn more about Bowie Nature Park itself with nature exhibits, brochures, and art.
33-minute travel time. Led by Kathy Woods.

Harpeth River State Park outing. 3-4 miles. To include Narrows of the Harpeth, Newsome Mill, and Hidden Lakes. 31-minute travel time. Led by Karl Dupre.

Montgomery Bell State Park. Montgomery Bell Overnight Trail (10.5 miles) with the Wildcat Trail connector from/to the Lodge (0.7 each way).  Total 11.9 miles.  This Park has a great combination of history, wooded terrain, and lakes. And you are close to your lodgings – easy commute!  Led by Wendy Fish.

John Noel at Bon Aqua State Natural Area. One mile naturalist walk. Led by Margie Hunter, who is with the Tennessee Naturalist Program. 28-minute travel time. Limited parking: Hike limited to 12 persons.

Montgomery Bell State Park. 1/2 loop. 7 miles. To include pre-park history. Led by Randy Hedgepath, Tennessee State Park Naturalist.

Doug Burroughs

(615) 587-0085

1000 Hotel Avenue
Burns, Tennessee 37029 United States
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