Cumberland Trail. Piney River Segment. Shut-in Gap Road to Newby Branch Trailhead. 8.5 miles rated moderate. A vehicle shuttle is necessary. This hike is on the list of the Fran Wallas 36 Great Hikes in Tennessee. The “I hiked’em all” recognition information can be found at https://tennesseetrails.org/about/awards/. This hike passes through dense mountain laurel, rhododendron, […]
Bowie Nature Park. Fairview. 5 to 6 miles rated easy. We will visit Bowie Nature Park, which is nestled on 700 acres in Fairview, TN. There are over 17 miles of trails and small lakes, cemeteries, and plenty of forest. We will hike the Perimeter Trail, 4.4 miles and will go in between different trails […]
Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cades Cove Camping and Hiking Weekend. Joint activity with the Highland Rim chapter. A gorgeous group campsite in Cades Cove Campground has been reserved. Flush toilets and drinking water nearby. We will hike Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday our hike will be a section of the Anthony Creek Trail to […]
“Pick a Park” series. David Crockett State Park. Lawrenceburg. Crawfish Valley Trail, 3 miles rated moderate with a slight elevation change. The 1,319-acre park is located on Shoal Creek and commemorates the historical activities of the famous frontiersman David Crockett. Hike begins at the park museum with exhibits depicting Crockett’s life and a water-powered grist […]
National Trails Day. Barfield Crescent Park. Come join us for trail maintenance at this beautiful park from 8:00 am until 11:00 am CT. Bring gloves, sturdy shoes, a snack and water. For more information or to sign up, contact Sara Pollard at 615-714-3610 or firstname.lastname@example.org.