Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Sep 2. Sumner Trails

Sep 11. Plateau

Sep 16. Clarksville

Sep 22. Highland Rim

7-day Hike Schedule


Sep 2. Upper Leggett Road to Lower Leggett Road trailhead.  ..More.. Upper Leggett Road to Lower Leggett Road trailhead.  Approximately 3 miles.  Easy. Meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 8 a.m. EDT. (Soddy Daisy)

Sep 6. South Cumberland State Park, Fiery Gizzard Trail, ..More.. South Cumberland State Park, Fiery Gizzard Trail, 12.5 miles, difficult; This trail is considered one of the top 25 hiking trails in the United States.; meet 6:00 A.M. CT, I 24 Exit 11 commuter parking lot; ∼131 miles to trail head.       (Clarksville)

Sep 6. “Prentice Cooper Medley”, Sections of ..More.. “Prentice Cooper Medley”, Sections of Mullens Cove Loop and Pot Point Loop, Prentice Cooper State Forest, west of Chattanooga.  6.5 miles.  Moderate.  Our hike features highlights of Mullens Cove Loop and Pot Point Loop.  We begin at Snoopers Rock, a bare rock promontory offering a wide view of the Tennessee River Gorge.  Next we hike to Mullens Cove Overlook which provides a view of Mullens Cove where it joins the river gorge.  Our next stop is Ransom Hollow Overlook, one of the best views of the region and our lunch spot.  Then we visit McNabb Gulf to enjoy the cool cascading stream lined with Hemlocks.  A brief walk along Tower Drive past an experimental tree farm of Yellow Poplars takes us back to our vehicles.  Bring lunch, snacks, a lot of water, hiking shoes and hiking sticks and insect repellent.  Contact Joan Hartvigsen at jhartvigs@comcast.net or 931-962-0811 for carpool information. (Highland Rim)

Sep 6. Road Prong Trail, Great Smokey Mt Natonal Park,  (in/out) ..More.. Road Prong Trail, Great Smokey Mt Natonal Park,  (in/out) 5 miles, Moderate. (Plateau)

Sep 6. Retro Hughes Road to Heiss Mountain.  Approximately ..More.. Retro Hughes Road to Heiss Mountain.  Approximately 10 miles.  Strenuous.  Meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 8 a.m. EDT. (Soddy Daisy)

Sep 7. September 7 (Sunday) - Flat Rock Cedar Glade State ..More.. September 7 (Sunday) - Flat Rock Cedar Glade State Natural Area, Rutherford County. About 3 miles of easy hiking on even terrain, a great beginner hike. This unique habitat and study area is a fine example of a globally rare habitat, just a few minutes east of Murfreesboro.  This will be an afternoon hike.  (Nashville)

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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!


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