Perimeter Trail – Sewanee

Perimeter Trail. The University of the South. Sewanee. 15 miles rated moderate. We will hike from Clara’s Point clockwise past KA Point to a secondary trail leading to Breakfield Road and back to the Lake Cheston parking lot. Joint hike with the Highland Rim chapter. No vehicle shuttle is required. The hike has beautiful overlooks, […]

Shakerag Hollow

Tuesday, April 13 — Shakerag Hollow, 2.5 miles in & out, moderate, 740’ elevation gain. Great wildflowers (we hope)! Located in Sewanee TN. Bring water and snacks. Hikers must register with the hike leader.

Perimeter Trail, The University of the South

April 6 – Perimeter Trail Hike, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN.  15 miles, moderate.  We will hike from Clara’s Point on the Perimeter Trail clockwise pass KA Point to a secondary trail leading to Breakfield Road and back to Lake Cheston Parking lot.  Joint hike with the Murfreesboro Chapter.  Bring water, snacks and lunch.  Wear sturdy hiking boots […]

Cumberland Trail – CT Laurel Falls, Dayton, TN.

Cumberland Trail – CT Laurel Falls, Dayton, TN.Short Hike Options: 2.1 miles one-way to 150-foot bridge or up to the bottom of Laurel Falls 2.4 miles one-way. Long Hike: Short hike plus to Bryan overlook which is 3.3 miles one-way. There are some short strenuous portions uphill. Depart 7:30 am CDST from Central Baptist Church, […]

Montgomery Bell State Park

Moderate. 6 miles.  Montgomery Bell is in Burns, TN. Meet at Park headquarters Parking Lot.  Small creek crossings, a lake and moderate elevation gain.  Bring hiking sticks and boots (preferably waterproof), water and snacks.  To stay Covid safe the Hike is limited to 10, so rsvp early. Please provide cell phone in case of weather cancellation. […]

Short Springs SNA Wildflower and Waterfall Hike

April 8 –  Short Springs State Natural Area Wildflower and Waterfall Hike, Tullahoma. Four miles, moderate.   We will visit the Wildflower Loop, Machine Falls and hike Adam Falls Loop.  We will then visit  Busby Falls and hike the lovely Laurel Bluff Loop Trail. Please register with Joan Hartvigsen, jhartvigs@comcast,net or 931-636-2914.  Bring water, lunch, hiking sticks and wear sturdy hiking […]

Timberland Park

Timberland park Natchez Trace Parkway at mile marker 437.2, Franklin

Friday. April 9.  Timberland Park. 2-3 miles moderate.   Natchez Trace Parkway at mile marker 437.2  (South of the SR Highway 96 entrance).  We will Hike the East Perimeter Trail.  Hiking boots and poles recommended.  The restrooms are open at the visitor center.  Meet at the visitor center at 10:00 am, or meet at 9:00 am to caravan […]

Joint Hike–Hidden Springs Trail, Cedars of Lebanon State Park

Easy. 4 mile loop.  Lebanon, TN. Joint hike with Columbia Franklin chapter.  This is a Fran Wallas Hike.  Info can be found on the TTA website about completing all 36 hikes. We will travel an interesting landscape of rock formations and sinks.  Other features include shady thickets of cedar trees and cedar glades.  The wildflowers […]

Mouse tail Landing State Park; Eagle Point Trail

Mouse tail Landing State Park; Eagle Point Trail 7.5 miles moderately difficult because of a few fairly long ups and downs; This is a beautiful trail through the woods; We will eat lunch at the first shelter. We will take a break at the second shelter where there is a beautiful view of the Tennessee […]

Frozen Head State Park

Hike Emory Gap, Panther Creek, and Judge Branch trails. Join us on a flower hike in Frozen Head State Park in the Cumberland Mountains. We will park at the end of Flat Fork Road to hike a portion of the Panther Creek trail and the entire Emory Gap trail to the falls. On the Panther […]

Fall Creek Falls State Park – Gilbert Gaul Loop

“Pick a Park” series. Gilbert Gaul Loop Trail. Fall Creek Falls State Park. 4.3 miles rated moderate. 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/ Trail goes along the shoreline of Fall Creek Falls Lake and offers […]

Joint hike Edgar Evins State Park RESCHEDULED

April 13–  Millennium and Merritt Ridge Trails, Edgar Evins State Park, Silver Point, TN.  8 miles, moderately strenuous, several steep climbs.  Joint hike with Highland Rim. Millennium trail can be done separately. Many Spring flowers along trail There is also a short trail below Visitors Center with many varieties. This hike features spring wildflowers, huge beautiful hardwood trees […]

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