The Jackson Chapter of TTA meets in Jackson, which is in Madison County, and has members from the surrounding area. We organize hikes in West Tennessee and occasionally in Middle Tennessee, Northern Mississippi and Alabama, and Eastern Arkansas.

Chapter meetings are held at 6:00 p.m. CT on the first Tuesday of the month at the Perkins Restaurant on Vann Drive, Jackson TN 38305.

The chapter has a new Facebook page, which we will use to tell the community what events we have planned -- We also have a monthly newsletter.

Current chapter officers are:

  • Melinda Pearson is the chapter chair. Contact her by telephone at 731-225-4293 or by email for more information about TTA and the chapter's activites.

  • Glen Rognstad is the chapter outings coordinator. Contact him by telephone at 731-217-5966 or by email.

  • Anne Goodson is treasurer, and can be reached by telephone 731-664-1556 or by email.

  • Don Dresser is secretary, available by telephone 731-694-0146 or by email. Contact him if you would like to receive our newsletter.

Upcoming Jackson Hikes and Programs:

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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Apr 25, 2017 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** April 2017 **  



April 29-30 - Walls of Jericho NA We have been to Walls of Jericho a few times, and it always is a worthwhile trip.This year, most of us will be leaving Friday evening, April 28 and staying the night in Monteagle.  Alternatively, you can meet us at the Super 8 Motel in Monteagle Saturday morning at 8:00 am.  The hike will be about 7 to 8 miles long and is rated moderate.   For those who spend a second night, we will walk to and explore Stephens Gap Cave, Alabama on Sunday.  See some great pictures of the walk at


Glen Rognstad at or 731 - 217-5966.

    ** May 2017 **  



May 2 - Chapter Meeting Come join us at Perkins Restaurant in Jackson at 6 pm for dinner, followed by a short meeting at 7 pm.



May 5-7 - Beginner Backpack  This will be a short backpacking trip (two nights, three days) in Savage Gulf, covering a total distance of almost 20 miles. Prior experience backpacking is not required and the necessary gear can be borrowed for the trip. 

Note -- this trip replaces the one originally scheduled for the weekend of March 11

To register for the trip or obtain further information, please contact Sara Rognstad at or (206) 553-9334.

    ** October 2017 **  



TTA Annual Meeting
DuBose Conference Center
Monteagle, TN

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