Radnor Lake State Park Hike – Nashville

Radnor Lake State Park. Nashville. 5 miles rated moderate. We will hike the Ganier Ridge Trail and South Radnor Lake Loop. This hike is rated as moderate, but there are a couple of steep climbs. Radnor Lake State Park is a 1,368-acre urban park and is unique due to the abundance of wildlife. There are […]

Jones Mill Trail – Long Hunter

Jones Mill Trail Long Hunter State Park Hermitage, TN

Moderately easy to moderate for length with only modest elevation change. 7-1/2 miles. This is a hiker-friendly biking trail that features a variety of plant life and scenery including cedar glade sections and views of Percy Priest Lake. We should finish by lunchtime. RSVP to Mark for details and updates.Alternate date for inclement weather: Thursday, […]

Rock Island State Park Hike and Paddle

September 17 - Rock Island State Park, near McMinnville, TN. Hike, eat, kayak.  Hike Downstream Gorge Trail and Eagle Trail.  We will visit Great Falls and Twin Falls and hike along Caney Fork River.  Total distance is 3 miles, easy.    We will have lunch at Badger Flat picnic area next to the Caney Fork River.  After lunch we will launch […]

Bells Bend Park Hike

4187 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN 37218 4187 Old Hickory Boulevard, Nashville, Tennessee

Bells Bend Park Hike: We will walk 3-5 miles 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. Meet at the Bells Bend Outdoor Center, 4187 […]

Cumberland Trail: Black Mountain to Ozone Falls

Saturday, September 18 — Cumberland Trail: Black Mountain to Ozone Falls. 6.7 miles, strenuous. This is a newly opened section of the CT that travels through a beautiful forest, crosses several creeks, and ends at a spectacular waterfall. The shuttle is easy. Please register with hike leader Tom McElhone, 805-208-4654 or sarmitta@yahoo.com. Meet at Durham St, […]

(Cancelled) Springfield Greenway, Travis Price Park

Springfield Greenway, Travis Price Park, Springfield, TN; 6 miles out and back; We will spend some time at the Springfield Art in the Park festival; There will be art vendors, food, music, art demonstrations and activities; We will eat at the Depot Restaurant In Springfield after the hike; meet 9:00 A.M. CT, I 24 Exit […]

Saturday Greenway Walk – Obed River Park Trail

Meet at first parking lot on your left upon entering the Crossville Obed River Park off HWY 70 North. We'll walk the paved Obed River Park Trail that is 1.5 miles out and back.

Charlie’s Bunion in Smoky Mountains

Jeff will lead us on an 8 mile hike (round trip) to Charlie's Bunion in the Great Smoky Mountains. We will meet at 9 am at the Newfound Gap parking lot on the (US 441 highway) TN/NC state line. The AT crosses at Newfound Gap. The trail passes first through a mixed pine and hardwood […]

Fall Certificate Hike

Sewanee Perimeter Trail is a 21.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Sewanee, Tennessee that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers several activity options and is best used from April thru October.  I am grateful to Janeth McKendrick because Janeth, Mary Priestley, Rev. Monna Mayhall and Maryetta Poteet have […]

Sumner Trails chapter meeting

Hendersonville Public Library 140 Saundersville Road, Hendersonville, Tennessee

Sumner Trails chapter meeting, Saturday, September 18, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Hendersonville Public Library, 140 Saundersville Road, Hendersonville, TN.  We will have a short business meeting and then prepare baskets and registration bags for the annual meeting.  We will assemble 80 registration bags and also a couple or more fundraising baskets.   […]

Cumberland Mountain State Park – Crossville – Cancelled

“Pick a Park” series. Cumberland Mountain State Park. Crossville. Pioneer Short Loop, 1.8 miles rated easy. This is the most frequently hiked trail in the park. The trail follows along the banks of Byrd Lake to the famous swinging bridge and loops back around to a foot bridge at the boat dock. Along the trail, […]

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