Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Jun 6. Columbia/Franklin

Jun 20. Clarksville

7-day Hike Schedule


May 27. No hike because of Memorial Day.   (Clarksville)

May 27. Schoolhouse Gap/Turkeypen Ridge/Finley Cane/Bote Mountain ..More.. Schoolhouse Gap/Turkeypen Ridge/Finley Cane/Bote Mountain Trails.  The hike will start at the Schoolhouse Gap trailhead on Laurel Creek Road and hike to Turkeypen Ridge trail, gaining about 200 feet in 1.1 miles.  We will then hike Turkeypen Ridge trail back to Laurel Creek Road, gaining about 300 feet then losing about 400 feet in 3.4 miles.  From Laurel Creek Road we will hike Finley Cane trail to Bote Mountain trail, gaining about 200 feet in 2.8 miles.  The Bote Moutain trail will take us back to Laurel Creek Road, losing about 300 feet in 1.3 miles.  This is an moderate 8.6 mile hike. We recommend shoes to wear to and from the hike plus sturdy hiking shoes, a lunch, something to drink, a camera and a windbreaker in case it rains.  We will meet in the Central Baptist Church of Bearden parking lot for car-pooling and leave at 8:30 am, stopping at the Browns Creek Shopping Center parking lot nearest the Sonic at 1707 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, across the street from the Hardee’s, near the hospital in Maryville.  We will leave there at 9:00 am. We recommend that riders in a carpool pay the driver 5 cents for each mile. Round trip distance from Knoxville is 88 miles ($.05 x 88 = $4.40) and from Browns Creek Shopping  Center, 48 miles ($.05 x 48=$2.40).  After the hike plan on stopping Applebee’s in Alcoa on the way back for a meal and refreshments.  For more information, please contact Tom Cressler. (East Tennessee)

May 27. Taylor Hollow SNA. Sumner County near Westmoreland ..More.. Taylor Hollow SNA. Sumner County near Westmoreland TN. 4 to 6 easy miles. Easy.   Great flowers (I hope) and beautiful woods.    (Nashville)

May 27. North Chick to Boston Overlook.  Approximately ..More.. North Chick to Boston Overlook.  Approximately 5 miles.  Slightly strenuous.  Meet at Walmart parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 8 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

May 27. Ross Gap, Frozen Head. Ross Gap to the Cumberland ..More.. Ross Gap, Frozen Head. Ross Gap to the Cumberland Trail Junction, Bird Mountain Junction, Lookout Tower Trail, Big Cover campground 13.4 miles. A shorter hike is an option for a total of 6.3 miles. Hike is rated strenuous. For information and to register, contact Jeff Graves.  (Upper Cumberland)

May 30. Enterprise South.  Approximately 6 miles.  ..More.. Enterprise South.  Approximately 6 miles.  Moderate.  Meet at Enterprise South parking lot at 8 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

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