Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Sep 22. Highland Rim

Oct 4. Plateau

Oct 9. Plateau

7-day Hike Schedule


Sep 21. Tennessee Green Hike-a-thon.  Meeman-Shelby Forest ..More.. Tennessee Green Hike-a-thon.  Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park, Memphis, TN.  Fundraiser Hike for Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation.  Registration donation is $30.00 per person before Sept. 7, $35.00 day of event.  Option of one hour to four hour hike.  Please contact Cheryl Heckler, TTA Plateau Chapter Chair and Tennessee Green Hike-a-thon Task Force Member.  thehecklers@charter.net 931-200-7436 for more information or http://www.tenngreen.org/website/2013/11/20/tenngreenhikeathon/ (Highland Rim)

Sep 21. Tennessee Green Hike-a-Thon Fundraiser, Black Mountain, ..More.. Tennessee Green Hike-a-Thon Fundraiser, Black Mountain, Crab Orchard (Plateau)

Sep 23. Elsie Holmes.  Approximately 4 miles.  Easy.  ..More.. Elsie Holmes.  Approximately 4 miles.  Easy.  Meet at Target parking lot on Hwy 153 at 8 a.m. EDT. (Soddy Daisy)

Sep 27. Public Lands Day; We will volunteer to help at Land ..More.. Public Lands Day; We will volunteer to help at Land Between the Lakes; meet 8:00 A.M. CT, at Kroger parking area, Dover Crossing Road, Clarksville; ∼72 miles to trail head. (Clarksville)

Sep 27. National Public Lands Day – Work Day at Tims ..More.. National Public Lands Day – Work Day at Tims Ford State Park, Winchester, TN.  National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest, single day volunteer effort for public lands.  Our Chapter will celebrate NPLD by working on the Ray Branch Shoreline Trail at Tims Ford State Park.  We will meet at 9:00 a.m. CT at the new Visitor Center Parking Lot.  Bring a lot of water, snacks and lunch.  Bring insect repellant, work gloves and wear long pants.  Bring hand pruners and a hammer.  We will need several volunteers with weed eaters and chainsaws.  Please register with Joan Hartvigsen, jhartvigs@comcast.net or 931-962-0811. (Highland Rim)

Sep 27. National Public Lands Day. Burgess Falls State Natural ..More.. National Public Lands Day. Burgess Falls State Natural Area. 2 miles. Easy. Lunch will be at the restaurant overlooking the Sligo Boat Dock. (Murfreesboro)

Sep 27. Chickamauga Battlefield.  Approximately 7 miles.  ..More.. Chickamauga Battlefield.  Approximately 7 miles.  Moderate.  Meet at Bi-Lo parking lot in Red Bank at 8 a.m. EDT. (Soddy Daisy)

Sep 27. Polly Branch. River Trail, Bridgestone-Firestone Centennial ..More.. Polly Branch. River Trail, Bridgestone-Firestone Centennial Wilderness, Sparta, TN.  We will pass by Upper and Lower Polly Branch Falls and then join the Caney Fork River Trail before hiking to Yellow Bluff Overlook. The hike will be 8 to 10 miles and is rated moderate. An alternate hike is available for those wanting a shorter hike. Meet at the US Bank across from McDonald’s in Sparta at 8:00a.m. CT. For information and to register contact Louise Miniard. (Upper Cumberland)

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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!


For more information, e-mail your name and complete mailing address to our membership director, or send by regular mail to:

 

Tennessee Trails Association

P.O. Box 41446

Nashville, TN 37204-1446

 

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1-888-HIKE-TTA (1-888-445-3882)

 

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