Promoting the development and enjoyment of Tennessee trails.
Saturday October 29 – Virgin Falls State Natural Area, Sparta, TN. Short Hike: 5 miles moderate to Big Laurel Falls and back, Long Hike: This is a 9-mile strenuous hike to the 110 foot tall Virgin Falls. The trail descends around 900 foot in elevation along a path that in many areas is rocky with uneven footing. Along the way, we will pass Big Branch Falls, Big Laurel Falls (30-foot waterfall), and Sheep Cave Falls. There is a stream crossing. There is a possibility the water at the stream crossing may be a little high so bring water shoes. Depart 7:30am CT from Tractor Supply on West Ave. Carpool cost is $4. Don’t forget tick/bug spray and sunscreen. Pack water, snacks and lunch. For additional information contact the hike coordinator, Deb Westervelt, via email email@example.com