Ray Branch Shoreline Trail

Saturday, April 24 – Ray Branch Shoreline Trail, Tims Ford State Park, Winchester, TN. 8 miles, moderate. Joint hike with the Murfreesboro Chapter. We will meet at 9 am CDT at Tims Ford State Park Visitor Center. We will then caravan to the trailhead at Marble Plains Church to begin our hike. We will enjoy many scenic views of […]

Ray Branch Shoreline Trail, Tims Ford State Park

April 24 – Ray Branch Shoreline Trail, Tims Ford State Park, Winchester, TN.  8 miles, moderate.  We will meet at 9 am CT at Tims Ford State Park Visitor Center.  We will then caravan to the trailhead at Marble Plains Church to begin our hike.  We will enjoy many scenic views of the lake as we hike in a […]

Garrison Road Trail and Nature Trail. Old Stone Fort State Park

Monday, April 26 – Garrison Road Trail and Nature Trail.  Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park, Manchester, TN.  Two miles, easy.  Meet at 3 pm at the picnic pavilion.  Bring water and wear hiking boots.  Please register with Joan Hartvigsen, jhartvigs@comcast.net or 931-636-2914.  These trails are the site of the new certified arboretum.  The Nature Trail has views of Blue Hole Falls and the […]

Grundy Forest Day Loop and Lone Rock Loop

May 4 -  Grundy Forest Day Loop and Lone Rock Loop around Grundy Lakes, South Cumberland State Park, Tracy City.  Moderate due to some rough footing, total mileage is 3.5 miles.  Meet at the Grundy Forest Day Loop Trailhead at 8 am CDT.  Wear sturdy hiking boots and bring hiking sticks, water and lunch.  We will enjoy our lunch at […]

Cades Cove Camping & Hiking Weekend

Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cades Cove Camping and Hiking Weekend. Joint activity with the Murfreesboro Chapter, Sara Pollard. We have reserved a gorgeous group campsite in Cades Cove Campground. Flush toilets and drinking water nearby. We will hike Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday we will hike a section of the Anthony Creek Trail to […]

AEDC and May Prairie SNA Wildflower Field Trip

Dennis Horn will be our expert guide for this special trip. Dennis is a charter member of the Tennessee Native Plant Society and an editor of the field guide “Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley and the Southern Appalachians.”  AEDC and May Prairie are part of the “Oak Barrens” of Coffee County and provide some of […]

Multi-Day Camping & Hiking – Mile High Campground

Monday -Thursday: June 7-10 – Camping in Mile High Campground and hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and trails off Blue Ridge Parkway. Maggie Valley, NC. Possible hikes include Hemphill Bald, Caldwell Fork, Rough Fork Trails Loop in the Smokies and Black Balsam Knob Trail, Art Loeb Loop and other hikes in Shining Rock […]

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