Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Mar 12. Plateau

Mar 17. Clarksville

Mar 23. Highland Rim

Mar 24. Nashville

7-day Hike Schedule


Mar 7. Haie cancled because of the ice and snow.   (Clarksville)

Mar 7. Wolf Cove Cave Hike, 8 to 10 miles, off trail, difficult.  ..More.. Wolf Cove Cave Hike, 8 to 10 miles, off trail, difficult.  Near Winchester, TN.  Meet Joette Carter at 9:30 a.m. CT on Hwy 16 (the Walls of Jericho Hwy.) between mile marker 25 and 26 (not the Checking Station) on the left heading south, marked with pink flagging.  There are numerous caves on this hike.  The Wolf Cove Cave exploration will take 1 ½ hours.  Bring two light sources, water, snacks and lunch.  Helmet and gloves are recommended.  This cave has not previously been explored.  For more information call Joette at 256-509-0918. (Highland Rim)

Mar 7. Mullens Cove Backpack. 10.2 Miles, Moderate.  ..More.. Mullens Cove Backpack. 10.2 Miles, Moderate.  Part of the Tennessee River Gorge segment of the Cumberland Trail. Located in the Prentice Cooper State Forest outside of Chattanooga. This is a good beginner's backpack or an opportunity to test new gear. (Murfreesboro)

Mar 7. Polly Branch Falls Trail, Bridgestone/Firestone Wilderness, ..More.. Polly Branch Falls Trail, Bridgestone/Firestone Wilderness, Sparta TN.  6-8 miles.  Strenuous.  We will hike the Polly Branch Falls Trail to the upper and lower falls, with options for hiking side trails to Bee Branch Falls and Jenny Branch Falls, as well as making a loop connection with the Chestnut Mountain Ranch Trail.  This area is near Virgin Falls but gets much less foot traffic.  Bring sturdy boots, clothing appropriate to the weather, water, and lunch. Carpool will leave the FedEx/Kinko parking lot on Donelson Road at 7:00 AM CT.  We should get to the trailhead around 9:00 AM or so (Nashville)

Mar 7. Graysville section of the Cumberland Trail led by ..More.. Graysville section of the Cumberland Trail led by Don Deakins.  9.2 mile moderate hike. (Plateau)

Mar 7. Roaring Creek.  Approximately 10 miles.  ..More.. Roaring Creek.  Approximately 10 miles.  Strenuous.  Meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 9 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

Mar 7. Ramsey Cascades-Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The ..More.. Ramsey Cascades-Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The hike is 8 miles round trip and rated strenuous. The cascades is the highest waterfall in the park and the water drops 100 ft.  For information and to register contact Pete Broehl.  (Upper Cumberland)

Mar 8. Daylight Savings Time Begins. (TTA)

Mar 10. Chapter Meeting. 7:00 pm. Angela Jackson , Assistant ..More.. Chapter Meeting. 7:00 pm. Angela Jackson , Assistant Director of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department will share information on trails in the Murfreesboro park system, including current and future greenway projects.  (Murfreesboro)

Mar 10. Elsie Holmes.  Approximately 3 miles.  Easy ..More.. Elsie Holmes.  Approximately 3 miles.  Easy to moderate.  Meet at Target parking lot on Hwy 153 at 9 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

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Most recent archive is: 2013-04-28.

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.

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