The Memphis chapter serves hikers in the southwestern part of the state. Hikes are regularly scheduled throughout the year on the many trails in this area of Tennessee, as well as in the neighboring states of Mississippi and Arkansas. Check the TTA calendar for more information about upcoming hikes.

The chapter is in the process of changing their meeting time and place. Please check the calendar for information about upcoming meetings.

There are no scheduled activites during the summer months.

Contact Charlie Bright, Chapter Chair, by email, by telephone at 901-829-4434 for more information. Francis Ruffin, telephone 662-701-6284, is the chapter's vice chair.

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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Feb 19, 2017 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** March 2017 **  



Lovitt Trail – behind Lowe’s off Germantown Pkwy

Join us for a 6-mile hike across flat terrain in the woods along the Wolf River.  Meet at 9:30 a.m. in front of the lumber entrance of Lowe’s Home Improvement at 430 South Germantown Pkwy, Cordova.  This is the northeast corner of the parking lot.  Wear hiking boots and brings snacks and water.  Rain will cancel.

Contact Janet 901-761-0705. 



Mar 11, Herb Parsons Lake State Park – Fisherville
Here’s an easy 6-mile hike around the lake and through the woods.  Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the lake and bring snacks and water.  Rain will cancel. 

 For questions contact Kam at 901-299-8359.



Cane Creek Nature Preserve, Tuscumbia, Al   REGISTRATION REQUIRED

The preserve has some of the most awesome canyon scenery you’ll find anywhere - rock shelters, over hanging rocks, rock formations and waterfalls. The strenuous (steep hills, ledges) 8-9 mile hike will take us to Devil’s Hollow with several waterfalls, and several large Native American Rock Shelters and a beautiful overlook called The Point.  Bring hiking boots, lunch and plenty of water. Rain will cancel the hike  

For information and to register, contact Wayne Simpson at or 901-385-1988.



T.O. Fuller State Park, 1500 Mitchell Road

Meet at the visitor center to 8:45 A.M.  The hike will begin promptly at 9 A. M.  The 4 mile hike covers moderate to rugged terrain with some wet land and a possible stream crossing.  Hiking boots or sturdy shoes recommended.  Bring water and a snack. The Discovery Loop Trail includes part of the Nature Bluff Trail of the Chucalissa Indian Village.  Time Frame: 2.5 hours.  
Directions:  I-240 West to I-55 North;  Exit 7 South to Highway 61 (3rd Street).  Drive approximately 1 mile.  Turn right onto Mitchell Road, continue 3 miles west to the T. 0. Fuller Park sign.  Turn right into the visitor center parking lot.

Contact for information:  Gloria Folk (901) 277-5756.

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