Lilly Bluff/Point Trail/Boulder Field Trails, Lancing, TN

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

SGT York Memorial Park to Pickett SP, Jamestown, TN

Shuttle required for this partially off -trail Ranger lead hike. The hike is estimated to be 4 moderate to strenuous miles with one large descent into the canyon and a few small uphill climbs. Depart from the Crossville Cracker Barrel rear parking lot 7:30 am CDST. Gas cost $6. Pack water, snacks and lunch.

Big South Fork, Jamestown, TN – Twin Arches Loop Trail.

Short hike: 4. 6 mi moderately strenuous past the Arches to Jake’s Place and back. Long hike: This is a 6 mile moderately strenuous loop hike due to the flights of stairs and the continual climb from Charit Creek. The Twin Arches are the largest arches in Big South Fork and quite possibly in the […]

Burgess Falls State Park & Lost Creek SNA, Sparta,TN

Several Short Hikes: Burgess Falls State Park with a side trip to Lost Creek Cave & Falls plus Rylander Falls . Burgess Falls will be a 1.5-mile round-trip moderately strenuous hike to see four waterfalls on the Falling Water River. The waterfalls are 20' cascades, 30' upper falls, 80' middle falls, and 136' lower falls […]

Smoky Mountains National Park, Cosby, TN – Porters Creek Trail.

Long Hike: This is a moderate 8.5 mile hike with a 1500' climb over 3.5 miles to a campsite and then return the same way back. Short Hike: 4 mile moderate in/out. This is a great spring wildflower hike with 60' Fern Branch Falls in the Greenbrier section of the Smokies. The forest floor can […]

Washmorgan Hollow State Natural Area, Cookeville, TN

New In/out hike short hike. In spring, it blooms with thousands of wildflowers. Those flowers include large populations of the perennial wildflower Hepatica (Hepatica nobilis) and Synandra (Synandra hispidula), which is in the mint family and uncommon in Tennessee. A rock-bottomed stream flows through the property ending at a steep waterfall known as Hardscrabble Falls. […]

Standing Stone State Forest, Hilham, TN.

Join us on a 5 mile wildflower hike around the Lake. The park takes its name from a 12 foot tall rock standing upright on a sandstone ledge, which was supposedly used as a boundary line between two Indian nations. When the rock fell, the Indians placed a portion of it upon an improvised monument […]

Big South Fork – Rock Creek, John Muir and Tunnel Trails – Jamestown, TN.

We will hike 5 in/out moderate miles on a new route to the Tunnel which is near the Hidden Passage Trail. Bring water shoes for crossing Rock Creek twice. Don’t forget tick/bug spray and sunscreen. Pack water, snacks and lunch. Depart 7:30 am CDST from Cracker Barrel's rear lot in Crossville. Gas cost is $6.

Big South Fork, Sheltowee Trace to Parker MT to Buffalo Arch, Jamestown, TN.

Gorgeous trail, lots of lady slippers. Fairly easy for a 9 mi hike. SHORT HIKE: 4.4 moderate in/out miles to the Rock Creek crossing. LONG HIKE: 9 mi moderate hike to Buffalo Arch and back. Water shoes are needed to wade across Rock Creek. There is a half mile climb up Parker Mt where the […]

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