Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Sep 26. Highland Rim

Sep 27. Nashville

Oct 10. Sumner Trails

Oct 13. Plateau

7-day Hike Schedule


Sep 27. Sluder Lane to Mowbray Pike.  Approximately 5 ..More.. Sluder Lane to Mowbray Pike.  Approximately 5 miles.  Moderate.  Will stage vehicles.  Meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 8 a.m (Soddy Daisy)

Sep 28. Cumberland Trails Conference - Fall "Big Dig" Trail ..More.. Cumberland Trails Conference - Fall "Big Dig" Trail Work. Come join our chapter to help in the contruction of the 8 mile section of the Cumberland Trail Crab Orchard Segment. Overnight lodging with meals cooked as a team are provided at no cost at the Eden Ridge Camp, 4866 Hebbertsburg Road, Crab Orchard, TN. Day workers are to provide their own lunch, snacks and water. Tools are provided but wear sturdy shoes, long pants and work gloves.  If you want to participate as a day volunteer or overnight participant, contact me or the CTC office prior to arrival for the updated work location. More information is available by contacting the CTC office at ctcoffice2014@gmail.com or 931-456-6259. The Cumberland Trail trail map can be found on the website: http://cumberlandtrail.org/ (Murfreesboro)

Oct 1. Defeated Creek Recreation Area, Bearwallow Gap Trail, ..More.. Defeated Creek Recreation Area, Bearwallow Gap Trail, 5.6 miles, moderate;   meet 7:00 A.M. CT, I 24 Exit 11 commuter parking lot; ∼112 miles to trail head. (Clarksville)

Oct 1. Savage Falls Hike.  5.2 total mileage.  ..More.. Savage Falls Hike.  5.2 total mileage.  Easy.  Savage Gulf State Natural Area.  Palmer, TN.  We will hike the South Rim Trail to visit the base of Savage Falls.  Then we will retrace our steps and hike the Savage Day Loop Trail.  We will visit the overlook of Savage Falls and enjoy views of Savage Gulf from Rattlesnake Point.  Bring water and lunch and wear sturdy hiking boots.  For more information and to register contact Joan Hartvigsen, jhartvigs@comcast.net or 931-962-0811. (Highland Rim)

Pumpkin Festival . Oct  1  Pumpkin Festival hikes around Allardt, ..More.. Oct  1  Pumpkin Festival hikes around Allardt, Tn.  Each year, the Murfreesboro chapter of TTA organizes a few hikes and other events in the parks near Allardt in conjunction with that town’s Pumpkin Festival.  If you are interested in going this year, please contact Roy Corley at roycorley33@gmail.com or 731 499 1388 for more information and to arrange rides. (Jackson)

Oct 1. Chickasaw State ParkJoin us for approx. 5-mile easy ..More.. Chickasaw State ParkJoin us for approx. 5-mile easy hike through woods and along lake shore.  The group can lunch at the park, with option to hike gravel back roads adjacent to the park after lunch.  Bring water, snacks and wear sturdy shoes.  The park is about 70 miles from Memphis, east out Hwy 64 to Whiteville and then take Hwy 100 to the park.  Carpool from the Walmart parking lot 8400 US Hwy 64 (behind Wolfchase) at 8:00 a.m. or meet at park office at 9:30 a.m.  For information or to register for carpool call Freddi at 901-737-8882.  Rain cancels hike. (Memphis)

Oct 1. Bells Bend Park, Nashville TN, Bells Bend Outdoor ..More.. Bells Bend Park, Nashville TN, Bells Bend Outdoor Center is surrounded by over 7 miles of wonderful trails. We will walk several of them on this large loop around the park.  This will be a moderate fall hike through a lot of open fields.  Bring binoculars if you have them as well as the usual sturdy shoes or boots, plenty of water,  snacks, and clothing appropriate for the weather. Meeting Place: East end of the Richland Park Library parking lot at 46th & Charlotte. Meeting Time: 8:00 AM (or 8:30 AM at the Bells Bend Park Nature Center) (Nashville)

Oct 1. Raccoon Mountain.  Approximately 8 miles.  ..More.. Raccoon Mountain.  Approximately 8 miles.  Moderate.  Meet at Food City parking lot in Red Bank at 9 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

Oct 1. Honey Creek Loop Trail, Big South Fork. Scenic trail ..More.. Honey Creek Loop Trail, Big South Fork. Scenic trail is rated as the most difficult in Big South Fork. The loop is 5.8 miles, rated strenuous, and requires negotiating narrow passageways, across streambeds, and climbing over large boulders. For more information contact Pete Broehl. (Upper Cumberland)

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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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