Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Oct 27. Highland Rim

Oct 28. Nashville

Nov 3. Sumner Trails

Nov 11. Murfreesboro

Nov 13. Plateau

Nov 18. Clarksville

Nov 24. Highland Rim

7-day Hike Schedule


Oct 28. Heiss Mountain to Big Possum Creek and back.  ..More.. Heiss Mountain to Big Possum Creek and back.  Approximately 3 miles.  Moderate.  Meet at Durham Street parking lot in SOddy Daisy at 9 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

Oct 30. October 30 (Thursday) - Stones River National Battlefield, ..More.. October 30 (Thursday) - Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro.  This hike is approximately 3 miles (easy) through the cemetery and battlefields, including the Slaughter Pen, Cotton Field and Round Forrest.  The trail is flat, but with uneven terrain.  I would suggest hiking shoes.  We plan to watch a 9 minute video in the visitor's center before beginning the hike.  After the hike we will eat lunch at O'possum's Irish Pub in Murfreesboro.  Meet at the Kroger parking lot (Glenbrook Shopping Center) at 9 AM or 10 AM at the visitor's center at the Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro.  For more info or if you plan to meet at the visitor's center, please contact hike leaders.  This is website for Stones River Battlefield.  It comes with a wealth of info about the park and history of the battle.  those interested in more in depth info can go to http://www.nps.gov/stri/index.htm (Sumner Trails)

Nov 1.  Annual Bonfire at Rotary Park Amphitheater (hike ..More..  Annual Bonfire at Rotary Park Amphitheater (hike and pot luck supper); 2 miles, moderate; eat after hike. (Clarksville)

Nov 1. Franklin State Forest, Sewanee TN, 6 to 8 miles, moderate.  ..More.. Franklin State Forest, Sewanee TN, 6 to 8 miles, moderate.  Marietta Poteet will lead a hike in Franklin State Forest featuring waterfalls, wildflowers, fall colors and beautiful views of Sweeton Cove.  The hike will be from six to eight miles long depending on the group’s preference.  Bring water, snacks, lunch and lots of water.  Please call or email Marietta Poteet, nannietta@blomand.net or 931-924-7666. (Highland Rim)

Nov 1. Franklin State Forest, Sewanee TN, 6 to 8 miles, moderate.  ..More.. Franklin State Forest, Sewanee TN, 6 to 8 miles, moderate.  Marietta Poteet will lead this hike featuring waterfalls, fall colors and beautiful views of SweetonCove.  The hike will be from six to eight miles long depending on the group’s preference.  Bring water, snacks, lunch and lots of water.  Please call or email Marietta, (Highland Rim)

Nov 1. Edgar Evins State Park Annual Boat Color Cruise. Reservations ..More.. Edgar Evins State Park Annual Boat Color Cruise. Reservations are open and this event sold out quickly last year. Reservations can be made online at www.tnvacation/events/9218 or call the park office at 931-858-2114. (Murfreesboro)

Nov 1. Signal Mountain High School to Hwy 27 and back.  ..More.. Signal Mountain High School to Hwy 27 and back.  Approximately 8 miles.  Strenuous.  Meet at Bi-Lo parking lot in Red Bank at 9 a.m. (Soddy Daisy)

Nov 1. Pogue Creek at Pickett State Park. Ranger led hike ..More.. Pogue Creek at Pickett State Park. Ranger led hike on their newest trail that winds around bluffs and along the creek ending at a beautiful overlook of Pogue Creek Gorge. 3 miles round trip and rated moderate. After this we will drive to Moccasin Rd., which is a dirt road, and hike to the 3 mile Ridge Trail at Pickett State Park, also rated moderate, for a total of approximately 7 miles. Meet at JC Penney in Cookeville at 7:30 am or the Pickett State Park Headquarters at 9:00 am. For information and to register contact Margaret Massa or Peter Krauss. (Upper Cumberland)

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