The Murfreesboro chapter serves hikers of Rutherford and surrounding counties. 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.

The Murfreesboro chapter meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM CT at the Wilderness Station in Barfield Crescent Park, 697 Barfield Crescent Road. (map)

For more information, call Tony Jones, the chapter chair, at 615-397-4463 or reach him by email.

Sarah Pollard is the chapter's representative to the TTA board, and can be reached by telephone at 615-714-3610 or by email.

Jennifer Zahn is the chapter's hike & membership coordinator and can be reached by email or by telephone at 615-943-8853.

Valerie Galan is the program coordinator for the chapter, and can be reached by telephone at 615-516-6441.

Sarah Pollard is the chapter treasurer, and can be reached by telephone at 615-714-3610 or by email.

The Murfeesboro Chapter reports on their activities on their blog. Craig McBride maintains this blog, and can be reached by email or at 615-397-4463.

Upcoming Murfreesboro Hikes and Programs:

Click here if you want to be notified by email whenever the TTA web calendar is updated.

Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Mar 24, 2019 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** March 2019 **  



 Mousetail Landing State Park Camp & Hike and Lady’s Bluff TVA SWA Hike.  Linden, TN.  Joint activity with the Murfreesboro Chapter.  We have reserved four campsites at Spring Creek Campground inside Mousetail Landing State Park Friday and Saturday nights. The campsites are along the Tennessee River (aka Kentucky Lake). Perhaps we will kayak in Kentucky Lake.  Friday we will hike the three mile Scenic Trail and the half mile Spring Creek Trail.  Friday night we will enjoy a Chili Dinner at our campsites. Saturday we are hiking the Eagle Point Trail, 7.5 lollipop loop, rated moderate and offers beautiful views of the Tennessee River.  Saturday night we can eat at nearby Parsons, TN or Linden, TN.  Sunday we are hiking the Lady’s Bluff Trail in the nearby TVA Small Wild Area.  This trail is 2.6 miles with moderate steep grades and spectacular views of the Tennessee River. Contact Joan Hartvigsen, 931-962-0811 or for camping information.
Murfreesboro Members that want to attend this event, please contact Joan for sign up but contact Tony Jones for carpool information from Murfreesboro. More info to follow.

Tony Jones

    ** April 2019 **  



Murfreesboro Chapter Meeting.
7PM Barfield Crescent Park
Wilderness Station

Our speaker is to be determined. BUT WE WILL HAVE ONE!

Tony Jones
Chapter Chair



Millennium and Merrit Ridge Trails, Edgar Evins State Park, Silver Point. 8 miles. Moderate.
This is a joint hike with the Highland Rim Chapter. This hike is on a beautiful trail along the hilly shoreline of Center Hill Lake. We will encounter rocky ridges, lakeside bluffs and wooded hollows. Lunch will be near the water’s edge where we should be able to see Center Hill Lake. It is possible we will see some early wildflowers too.
To register or for more information contact Sara Pollard.

Sara Pollard



Big South Fork National Recreation Area Camp and Hike Weekend. Jamestown, TN. 
This is a joint activity with the Highland Rim Chapter. 
We will camp at Bandy Creek Campground in A Loop. We have reserved several campsites. You will need to contact Joan Hartvigsen to secure a campsite. (Joan Hartvigsen )
Hikes include Angel Falls Overlook Hike, Burnt Mill Bridge Loop and Twin Arches/Charit Creek Loop. Angel Falls Overlook Hike is 6 miles round trip with 400 ft. elevation change, moderate.
Burnt Mill Bridge Loop is 4.3 miles with 200 ft elevation change and
Twin Arches/Charit Creek is 4.6 miles with 400 ft elevation change, moderate.

More information regarding meals will be coming soon.

Everyone who registers for a campsite need to contact Joan Hartvigsen at

From Murfreesboro (after securing your campsite) contact Tony Jones to coordinate carpool from Murfreesboro

For Campsite information: Joan Hartvigsen

Murfreesboro Carpool Coordination: Tony Jones

    ** May 2019 **  



1:00 pm Second Quarter TTA Board Meeting

Hermitage Branch Library
3700 James Kay Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076


    ** August 2019 **  



1:00 pm Third Quarter TTA Board Meeting

Hermitage Branch Library
3700 James Kay Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076


    ** October 2019 **  



October 18-20, 2019.  Annual Membership meeting.

Fairfield Glade. Crossville, TN

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