Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Aug 12. Murfreesboro

Aug 14. Plateau

Aug 19. Clarksville

Aug 25. Highland Rim

7-day Hike Schedule


Jul 29. Harrison Bay State Park.  Approximately 4-l/2 ..More.. Harrison Bay State Park.  Approximately 4-l/2 miles.  Easy.  Meet at Target parking lot on Hwy 153 at 8 a.m. EDT (Soddy Daisy)

Aug 2. Cummins Falls State Park, hike and swim, 2.5 miles ..More.. Cummins Falls State Park, hike and swim, 2.5 miles out and back, difficult; meet 8:00 A.M. CT; I 24 Exit 11 commuter parking lot; ∼119 miles to trail head.   (Clarksville)

Aug 2. Obed Wild & Scenic River Park - Alley Ford.  Obed ..More.. Obed Wild & Scenic River Park - Alley Ford.  Obed consists of four streams that have cut into the sandstone of the Cumberland Plateau creating a rugged landscape of wild land and water. There are spectacular gorges with 400-foot cliffs above the streams, and huge sandstone boulders dotting the streams creating large whitewater rapids in the rushing water. The Obed system is a favorite destination for experienced kayakers and rock climbers. Join us for a fun short hike to Alley Ford and an afternoon of swimming in the Obed. The trail head is located at the Rock Creek Campground adjacent to Nemo. It is approximately 2.5 miles along the Cumberland Trail, rated easy to moderate. Wear swimming shorts and bring your water shoes and a noodle or blow-up tube/raft for floating. Also bring your food and water.  Pre-registration is required. We will leave Knoxville approximately 9 AM eastern.  Call, text, or email Sherry Barber for registration and carpooling requests. (East Tennessee)

Aug 2. Lower Leggett Road trailhead to Rock Creek bridge ..More.. Lower Leggett Road trailhead to Rock Creek bridge and back.  Approximately 8 miles.  Slightly strenuous.  Meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 8 a.m. EDT. (Soddy Daisy)

Aug 2. 8/2/14 Upper Cumberland Annual Meeting, Pete ..More.. 8/2/14 Upper Cumberland Annual Meeting, Pete Broehl  (Upper Cumberland)

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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.

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!


For more information, e-mail your name and complete mailing address to our membership director, or send by regular mail to:

 

Tennessee Trails Association

P.O. Box 41446

Nashville, TN 37204-1446

 

Or, call our toll-free information request line at

 

1-888-HIKE-TTA (1-888-445-3882)

 

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