The Columbia-Franklin chapter serves hikers in Williamson and Maury Counties. Hikes are regularly scheduled throughout the year on the many trails in this region, as well as in other parts of the state. Check the TTA calendar for more information about upcoming hikes.

The Columbia-Franklin chapter meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Grand Buffet Chinese Restaurant, 5228 Main Street, #B1, Spring Hill, TN 37174. The restaurant is located just north of Spring Hill on Highway 31. (map) Come early at 6:00 pm and enjoy dinner and socializing before the program begins at 7:00 pm CT at

Contact Carolyn Watson, the chapter chair, at 901-652-9089 for more information or send her an email. The Chapter Program Coordinator is Ellen Clark, email or telephone 615-595-2640. The Chapter Hike Coordinator is Jane Coffey, email or telephone 615-516-6551.

Upcoming Columbia/Franklin Hikes and Programs:

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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Jun 27, 2016 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** June 2016 **  
    ** July 2016 **  



There will be no meeting in July for the Columbia/Franklin chapter due to the 4th of July holiday.  The next scheduled meeting will be August 2nd which will be a hike planning meeting. 



Cedars of Lebanon State Park. 

There are a total of eight miles of hiking trails which meander through the forests and glades. Hiking trails are open year-round.  We will plan on hiking the Hidden Springs Trail which is 5 miles long and an easy trail.  If the weather is not extremely warm, we can add to that hike on that day.

According to the web site, visitors frequently enjoy glimpses of fox, deer, squirrel, rabbits and turkey throughout the park. Each trail is blazed with a rectangular colored blaze-mark located on trees along the trail. Please note the color of the blaze-mark for the trail that you hike. Remember to stay on the trail for your own safety. Trail maps are available in the park office.

We will meet at the Tollgate Medical Center in Thompson Station on Hwy 31 at 7:15 a.m. so that we can hike when the weather is still bearable.  Please contact Jane Coffey (615.516.6551 or if you plan to attend.  Also, please leave a contact number in case of inclement weather.  Thank you.

Jane Coffey - 615.516.6551 or

    ** October 2016 **  



2016 Annual Meeting
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    ** November 2016 **  



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