Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Feb 12. Plateau

Feb 23. Highland Rim

7-day Hike Schedule


Jan 31. Rotary Park, Clarksville, 2 hours, easy; meet 8:30 ..More.. Rotary Park, Clarksville, 2 hours, easy; meet 8:30 A.M. CT, first shelter on left after entering park. (Clarksville)

Jan 31. Short Springs State Natural Area Work Day, Tulllahoma, ..More.. Short Springs State Natural Area Work Day, Tulllahoma, TN.  Meet at 9:00 a.m. CT in the Short Springs parking lot.  Bring work gloves, water and a snack.  Contact Joan Hartvigsen at jhartvigs@comcast.net or 931-962-0811 to let her know you will help. (Highland Rim)

Jan 31. Fort Pillow Jan 31, 9:30AM.We will hike the Red ..More.. Fort Pillow Jan 31, 9:30AM.We will hike the Red Trail, an eight mile loop. The trail begins at the Interpretive Center and is rated strenuous by West Tennessee standards. Early in the hike we visit the site of the historic fort, scene of a well-known Civil War battle. We will have lunch overlooking Fort Pillow Lake. After lunch there will be an option to take the shorter Yellow Trail back to the Interpretive Center, shortening the hike by a couple miles. While there are some steep hills on the trails before lunch, the worst of the climbs can be avoided by taking the shorter trail. Good boots suggested. Bring a lunch and plenty of water. For directions and contact details, email ttamemphis@gmail.com (Memphis)

Jan 31. Prentice Cooper.  Aproximately 12 miles.  ..More.. Prentice Cooper.  Aproximately 12 miles.  Strenuous.  Meet at Bi-Lo parking lot in Red Bank at 9 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

Jan 31. Spicewood and North Old Mac Trails, Frozen Head State ..More.. Spicewood and North Old Mac Trails, Frozen Head State Park, Wartburg, TN. This hike to Frozen Head Mountain, one of the highest peaks in the Cumberland's features nice views. We will ascend the mountain on the Spicewood Trail and descend using the North Old Mac Trail. The hike is 9 miles and is rated strenuous because of an elevation change of almost 2000 feet. Meet at 7:30am CT in the Penney's parking lot in Cookeville. Regiser with Richard Savage. (Upper Cumberland)

Feb 3. Shallowford Road to Brainerd Road and back.  ..More.. Shallowford Road to Brainerd Road and back.  Approximately 4 miles.  Easy  Meet at Target parking lot on Hwy 153 at 9 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

Feb 3. Feb 2 - TUESDAY - Chapter Meeting - Trivia Night at ..More.. Feb 2 - TUESDAY - Chapter Meeting - Trivia Night at Barefoot Charlie's.  We usually have our chapter meetings on Monday night but by popular demand, we will meet instead on the first Tuesday this month at Barefoot Charlie's to enjoy Trivia Night.  The trivia contest begins at 6:30 pm so please arrive a little earlier to order dinner and be ready to play.  We have done extremely well in the past, but noted that many sports and football questions were asked last year.  So study up and get ready for a fun-filled evening! (Sumner Trails)

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The Tennessee Trails Association is a non-profit (501c3) organization, founded in 1968, whose mission is to promote the development of a state wide system of hiking trails.

Throughout the year, TTA members enjoy the many hiking opportunities afforded by the hundreds of miles of Tennessee Trails. You can do the same. If you like to hike, or think you would, check out our calendar and come hike with us!

Many TTA members also volunteer their time and energy to build and maintain trails on both public and private land throughout Tennessee. If you would like to be a part of this great effort, check out our volunteer opportunities and come work with us!


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