The East Tennessee chapter serves hikers in the Knoxville, Oak Ridge and Norris area. 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.

Contact Rosemary Marshall, chapter co-chair, for more information about the chapter.

Bob Uhrens is the East Tennessee chapter treasurer.

The East Tennessee chapter does not meet regularly, so watch the TTA calendar for announcements of meeting times and places.

Information about the East Tennessee Chapter's events and activities is also available on their blog.

Upcoming East Tennessee Hikes and Programs:

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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Dec 14, 2014 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** December 2014 **  
    ** January 2015 **  


East Tennessee

Edgar Evins State Park.  This is an annual multi chapter hike.  We will hike a total of 5.2 miles but we may  split the miles to accommodate our great potluck lunch.  For our hikers who have never hiked in Edgar Evin;  this will be a treat you will never forget.  To carpool from Knoxville, we will meet at the parking area of Denny Restaurant off the Watt Rd Exit of I-75 S at 8:30am ET to join up with everyone else by 10:00am CT.  Please pre-register with Rosie.  

Rosie Marshall


East Tennessee

Rich Mountain Loop-Indian Grave Gap-Crooked Arm Ridge Trails.  The hike will start at the parking lot at the entrance to Cades Cove.  We will hike Rich Mountain Loop Trail for about 2.9 miles to Indian Grave Gap Trail, gaining about 1400 feet.  Then we will hike Indian Grave Gap Trail for about 2.6 miles to Crooked Arm Ridge Trail, gaining about 300 feet then losing 200 feet.  Finally we will hike Crooked Arm Ridge Trail for about 2.2 miles back to the parking area, losing about 1500 feet for a total hiking distance of about 7.7 miles.  The hike difficulty is rated moderate.  We will meet at 8:45am ET at the Browns Creek Shopping Center parking lot nearest the Sonic at 1707 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy.  Please pre-register with Rosie. 

Rosie Marshall


East Tennessee

Panther Creek State Park.   8 miles.  We will leave Comcast on Asheville Highway at 8:00a.m.ET  Comcast is at Exit 394 off I-40.  Go east on Asheville Highway after exiting.  Panther Creek State Park is located near Morristown on Cherokee Lake.  We will walk primarily on the shoreline and ridge tops on this hike.  Rated moderate due to some steep short climbs.  Wear hiking boots, bring water and lunch.  To pre-register, contact Chris.

Chris Hamilton


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