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 bt telephone at 865-951-8317 or by email, for more information about the chapter.

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


Upcoming East Tennessee Hikes and Programs:


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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Apr 18, 2019 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** April 2019 **  

4/27
Sat

East Tennessee

Knoxville - Third Creek Greenway walk.  This scenic walk is about 5 miles total.  We will meet at the parking area across from the tennis courts in Tyson Park at 9:00 am ET and walk the Greenway to Earth Fair.  We’ll have a snack and head back to our cars.  This greenway is heavily travelled with bicycles, so we’ll be very alert.  If you have any questions, please call Lesley Price.

Lesley Price
865-254-1193

    ** May 2019 **  

5/4
Sat

TTA

11:00 am Second Quarter TTA Board Meeting

Hermitage Branch Library
3700 James Kay Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076

36.1771896,-86.6155296

5/11
Sat

East Tennessee

GSMNP - Schoolhouse Gap Turkeypen Ridge, Finley Cane, and Bote Mtn Trails.  This hike will start at the Schoolhouse Gap trailhead on Laurel Creek Road and hike to Turkeypen Ridge trail back to Laurel Creek Road, gaining about 300 ft then losing about 400 ft in 3.4 miles.  From Laurel Creek Road we will hike Finley Cane trail to Bote Mt trail, gaining about 200 ft. In 2.8 miles.  The Bote Mt trail will take us back to Laurel Creek Rd, losing about 300 ft in 1.3 miles.  This is a moderate 8.6 mile hike. We recommend shoes to wear to and from the hike, plus sturdy hiking shoes, a lunch, something to drink,  a camera,  and a windbreaker in case it rains. We will meet in the Central Baptist Church of Brearden parking lot for car pooling and leave at 8:30 am ET, stopping at Browns Creek Shopping Center parking lot nearest the Sonic at 1707 E. Alexander pkwy, across the street from the Hardees near the hospital in Maryville.  We will  leave there at 9:00 am ET.  Please bring $$$ for car pooling.  After the hike, plan on stopping at Applebees in Alcoa for a meal or refreshments. For specific information about the hike, please contact Tom before May 10.

Tom Cressler
cressler@utk.edu
865-588-5622 (leave message)

    ** August 2019 **  

8/3
Sat

TTA

11:00 am Third Quarter TTA Board Meeting

Hermitage Branch Library
3700 James Kay Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076

36.1771896,-86.6155296

    ** October 2019 **  

10/18-
10/20

TTA

October 18-20, 2019.  Annual Membership meeting.

Fairfield Glade. Crossville, TN

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