The Nashville chapter serves hikers in Davidson 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 Nashville chapter meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 7:00 PM CT. Our meeting place is the Community Room at REI, located at 261 Franklin Road in Brentwood (Map and Directions).

Contact Doug Burroughs, the chapter chair, by telephone at 615-283-0507 or by email, for more information about the Nashville Chapter's activities.

Nancy Juodenas is the outings coordinator for Nashville. Please telephone her at 615-319-8811 or by email, if you are interested in volunteering to lead a hike.

The Nashville Chapter maintains a blog of their upcoming events and recent activities.

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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Mar 22, 2017 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** March 2017 **  



Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville TN.  2 - 3 miles. Easy.  There are creeks to play in if people want to wear sandals or water shoes. We’ll start at Kathie Tange-Dupre’s house, walk through the back yards in her neighborhood until we reach a bridge, then cross into the Ag Center. We’ll walk most of the perimeter of the campus, go through the museum area and check out the gazebo. Start time 8:30. 

Kathie Tange-Dupre at or call/text at 615-512-1520 .

Address is 5045 Briarwood Drive (Harding Place to Danby (south) to Briarwood – NOT from Edmonson).  



Program Meeting. REI, Brentwood TN.  7:00. The Southeast Cave Conservancy,Inc. (SCCI) works actively to conserve subterranean treasures in six southeastern states. Fortunately, Tennessee is one of them. The group celebrated 25 years of conservation work in 2016 and now owns or leases 34 cave properties, protecting and preserving habitat for creatures that in many cases live nowhere else. SCCI’s executive director Ray Knott will be talking about this dynamic group’s mission and their work. Bring your friends! 


Nora Beck, 615-17-6486 or

    ** April 2017 **  



Monthly Program Meeting. REI, 261 Franklin Rd, Brentwood TN 37027.  Hiking in Ireland.  Marietta Poteet of the Highland Rim Chapter (and formerly of the Nashville Chapter) will present a slide show of her hike around the Dingle Peninsula (110 miles), her trip in a horse caravan for five days, and other day hiking in the Killarney area in Ireland.  She spent a month in Ireland with TTA friends Marcia Medford, Ruth Wells, and Lindda Hudson this past September.

Nora Beck, 615-17-6486 or 

    ** October 2017 **  



TTA Annual Meeting
DuBose Conference Center
Monteagle, TN

Host Chapters:
Highland Rim


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