Savage Gulf State Park – Backpacking to Hobbs Cabin Campsites

Saturday-Sunday, November 11-12 – Overnight Backpacking to Hobbs Cabin campsites. Savage Gulf State Park. Palmer. Total hike is 18 miles rated moderate due to distance. The hike begins at the Savage Gulf Ranger Station parking lot at 9:00 A.M. CT. We will start on the Savage Day Loop Trail and take a short side trail […]

Edgar Evins State Park – Merritt Ridge Trail

Saturday, November 18 – Edgar Evins State Park - Merritt Ridge Trail. 8 miles. Strenuous. This hike is on a beautiful trail along the hilly shoreline of Center Hill Lake. We will encounter rocky ridges, lakeside bluffs and wooded hollows. Lunch will be near the water’s edge, where we should be able to see Center […]

After Thanksgiving Day Hike – Old Stone Fort Park

After Thanksgiving Day Hike. Old Stone Fort Archaeological Park. Manchester. 4 miles rated moderate because of steep sections and eroded trails. Joint hike with Highland Rim Chapter. Join us for our annual family friendly after Thanksgiving Day hike. We will hike the Forks of the River Trail, Backbone Ridge Loop Trail and the Moat Trail. […]

Cancelled – Sherwood Forest State Natural Area – Sewanee – Cancelled due to inclement weather – Rescheduled for Saturday, December 9

Saturday, December 2 - Sherwood Forest State Natural Area. Sewanee. 3-mile loop rated easy. This hike offers great views, beautiful forests and interesting geologic features. After the hike we will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Meet at 9:00 A.M. CT at the trailhead. Directions to trailhead: Take Exit 134 off Interstate 24, turn left […]

Sherwood Forest – Sewanee

Saturday, December 9 - Sherwood Forest State Natural Area. Sewanee. Rescheduled from December 2. 3-mile loop rated easy. This hike offers great views, beautiful forests and interesting geologic features. After the hike we will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Meet at 9:00 A.M. CT at the trailhead. Directions to trailhead: Take Exit 134 off […]

New Year’s Day Hike – Long Hunter State Park

Monday, January 1 – New Year’s Day Hike – Long Hunter State Park. Bryant Grove Trail. 8.0 miles rated moderate. Joint event with the Highland Rim and Nashville chapters. The adage is what you do on the first day of the year, you will continue to do all year long. The Bryant Grove Trail is […]

New Year’s Day Hike – Long Hunter State Park

Monday, January 1 – New Year’s Day Hike – Long Hunter State Park. Bryant Grove Trail. 8.0 miles rated moderate. Joint event with the Highland Rim and Nashville chapters. The adage is what you do on the first day of the year, you will continue to do all year long. The Bryant Grove Trail is […]

Poteet’s Annual Chilly Chili Hike – Sewanee

Saturday, January 27 – Chilly Chili Hike - Jim and Marietta Poteet will host their 22nd annual Chilly Chili hike. We will meet at the trailhead of Shakerag Hollow in Sewanee at 10:00 A.M. CT. We will hike Shakerag Hollow and Beckwith’s Point for a total of about 3.5 miles rated moderate. There is a […]

Virgin Falls State Natural Area

Thursday, February 8 – Virgin Falls State Natural Area. 2080 Scotts Gulf Road, Sparta. 9.0 miles rated strenuous. Multi chapter hike with Highland Rim and Nashville. The trail descends around 900 feet in elevation along a path that in many areas is rocky with uneven footing. Because this trail is rugged, we will allow 6-7 […]

Canceled – Beginner Backpacking Trip Small Wild Area

Saturday, February 10-Sunday, February 11 – Beginner Backpacking. South Cumberland State Park. Sequatchie. Small Wild Area group campsite. Joint event with the Highland Rim chapter. The campground is a 2.5-mile hike from the Foster Falls parking lot. Water is available next to the campsite and an outhouse is nearby. All levels of experience are welcome. […]

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