Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Dec 4. Sumner Trails

Dec 6. East Tennessee

Dec 13. Highland Rim

Dec 16. Clarksville

Dec 22. Highland Rim

7-day Hike Schedule


Nov 7. Friends of Tennessee State Parks Annual Conference.  ..More.. Friends of Tennessee State Parks Annual Conference.  Pickwick Landing State Park,  Pickwick Dam, TN.  Everyone who loves our Tennessee State Park are invited to come and learn from educational sessions and participate in the fun of hikes and special outings.  Contact Joan Hartvigsen at jhartvigs@comcast.netor 931-962-0811 for more information and carpool.   Pickwick Landing State Park is located along the beautiful Tennessee River in southwest Tennessee near Savannah TN. (Highland Rim)

Nov 28. Norris, TN - Lookout Tower Trail.  We can hike ..More.. Norris, TN - Lookout Tower Trail.  We can hike those added calories off with this 5 mile moderate hike.  There is a beautiful view from atop this highpoint area of Norris. Come join us.  Pre-registration is required.  (East Tennessee)

Nov 28. Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park, Manchester, ..More.. Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park, Manchester, TN. 4 miles moderate due to steep climbs and eroded trails.  Join us for our traditional after Thanksgiving Day Joint Hike with the Murfreesboro Chapter.  Meet Friday after Thanksgiving at 9:00 a.m. CDT in front of the Museum.  We will hike the Old Stone Fort Trail, River Fork Loop, Backbone and Little Duck Loop and the Old River Channel Trail.  We will see Bluehole Falls, Big Falls, the confluence of the Duck and Little Duck Rivers and limestone cliffs bordering the rivers.   Bring water and a snack.  Hiking boots and hiking sticks are rcommended.  After our hike we will gather at a local restaurant for lunch.  Register with Joan Hartvigsen jhartvigs@comcast.net or 931-962-0811. (Highland Rim)

Nov 28. After Thanksgiving Day Hike. Old Stone Fort. Manchester, ..More.. After Thanksgiving Day Hike. Old Stone Fort. Manchester, TN. 4 miles. Moderate. Join us for our annual day after Thanksgiving hike. This joint hike witht he Highland Rim chapter is a family friendly hike. Bring your family and enjoy views of the Duck River, Little Duck River and waterfalls that are spectacular this time of year. After the hike we will go to a local restaurant for lunch. Sara Pollard will coordinate the carpool from Murfreesboro or you can meet us at the Visitors Center at 9:00 am CT. (Murfreesboro)

Nov 29. No hike because of holiday. (Clarksville)

Nov 29. Work Day at Short Springs State Natural Area,  ..More.. Work Day at Short Springs State Natural Area,  Tullahoma TN.  Meet Joan Hartvigsen at 9:00 a.m. CDT in the Short Springs parking lot.  Bring work gloves, pruners and loppers and trash bags.  Bring water and a snack.  We will work until 12 Noon.  Register with Joan Hartvigsen at jhartvigs@comcast.net or 931-962-0811 (Highland Rim)

Nov 29. Heiss Mountain to Big Soddy Creek and back.  ..More.. Heiss Mountain to Big Soddy Creek and back.  Approximately 12 miles.  Strenuous.  Meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 9 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

Dec 2. Craven's House.  Approximately 4 miles.  ..More.. Craven's House.  Approximately 4 miles.  Moderate.  Meet at Bi-Lo parking lot in Red Bank at 9 a.m. EST (Soddy Daisy)

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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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