Lucius Burch Natural Area

Saturday, Feb 20 – Lucius Burch Natural Area – North of Walnut GroveThe hike will be approximately 5.75 miles and take between 2 1/2 and 3 hours. The terrain is relatively flat with a few steep ravine crossings. Bring water and a snack and pen for signing in. Hiking boots are recommended especially if we […]

Fort Donelson National Battlefield

Saturday, February 20 Fort Donelson National Battlefield, hike around the battlefield. Also hike out and back to the Fort Donelson National Cemetery, 7 miles total, moderate; Mike Covey 608- 206-9850; meet 8:00 A.M. CT, at Kroger parking area, Dover Crossing Road, Clarksville; ∼30 miles to trail head.

Bell’s Bend Park/Moonlight Hike

Bells Bend Outdoor Center 4187 Old Hickory Road, Nashville

We will meet after sunset (6 pm) and walk 3-5 miles under the moonlight along wide trails and open meadows.  Bells Bend park, located in western Davidson County, takes its name from a peaceful arc of the Cumberland River.  Footwear: The trails can be muddy after a rain.  Bring water and snacks. Bring a headlamp […]

Bell’s Bend Moonlight Hike

Bells Bend Outdoor Center 4187 Old Hickory Road, Nashville

*Bell's Bend Park Moonlight Hike* Feb 22 at 6 pm, 3-5 miles You are invited to meet me at the Glenbrook Kroger location in Hendersonville at 5 pm to caravan to the Bells Bend Park for a Moonlight hike where we will join the Nashville chapter for this great evening outing led by Doug Burroughs! […]

Fall Creek Falls State Park Hike

Fall Creek Falls State Park. Fall Creek Falls Highlight Trail and Paw Paw Loop. 6.4 miles total rated moderate. Fall Creek Falls State Park is Tennessee’s largest and most visited state park. The park covers more than 26,000 acres and has the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi. We will leave from the Betty Dunn […]

Ashland City Bicentennial Greenway

First Presbyterian Church 172 West Main Street, Hendersonville

Ashland City Bicentennial Greenway. 4 miles. Easy. Back in the early 1900`s the Tennessee Central Railroad chugged along this route going from Nashville to Clarksville where it connected with the giant Illinois Central Railroad. The old TC ceased operating in 1968 but you can still see evidence of the railway which eventually became the Greenway. […]

Cloudland Canyon – Rising Fawn, Georgia

Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in Georgia, offering rugged geology and beautiful vistas. The park straddles a deep gorge cut into the mountain by Sitton Gulch Creek with elevations from 800 to 1,980 feet. Short Hike: 5 mile moderate to strenuous loop hike on […]

Natchez Trace Parkway/Devil’s Backbone SNA, Burns Branch Trail and Jackson Falls.

Devil's Backbone is a 950-acre natural area in Lewis County. Devil's Backbone offers a visitor the opportunity for a quiet hike adjacent the Natchez Trace Parkway. The trail follows the ridges of Tennessee's Highland Rim and drops down along a creek into a hollow and back again along the ridge. The approximately three mile trail […]

CANCELLED. Lilly Bluff Point Trail/Boulder Field Trails

Short Hike: This is a moderate 5 mile in/out hike from the upper parking lot thru the woods to a point overlooking the merger of two rivers. Long Hike: 8 mi moderate. From the bridge parking area we'll climb to Lilly Bluff Overlook then out the Point trail to another Overlook. We can add the […]

Devil’s Backbone, SNA

Natchez Trace Pkwy - Devil's Backbone SNA, Branch Trail and Jackson Falls.  Devil's Backbone is a natural area in Lewis County.  Devil's Backbone offers the opportunity for a quiet hike to the Natchez Trace Parkway.  The trail follows the TN's Highland Rim and drops down along a hollow and back again along the ridge.  The 3-mile […]

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