The Plateau chapter serves hikers in the Crossville and Monterey 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.

Meetings are held monthly at 6:30 PM CT on the second Thursday at the First United Methodist Church Annex, 69 Neecham St, Crossville, TN (map). Meet at La Costa Restuarant, The Crossings, at 4:45 PM CT for dinner before the meeting,

For more information about the Plateau chapter, contact the chapter co-chairs, Cheryl Heckler or Bob Obohoski by email, or Cheryl by telephone at 931-200-7436 or, Bob by telephone at 931-456-4282.

Bill Quattrociocchii is the Chapter Treasurer, and can be reached by telephone at (931-484-4230 or by email).

Upcoming Plateau Hikes and Programs:

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



Chapter meeting. 6:00 PM. Program – To be determined

First United Methodist Church Annex, 69 Neecham Street, Crossville.

Dinner at LaCosta’s Restaurant, The Crossings, Crossville at 4:45 pm CT.

Chapter Chair, Cheryl Heckler



Millenium & Merritt Ridge Trail, Edgar Evins State Park, Silver Point. This is a joint hike between the Murfreesboro and Plateau Chapters.  This 8 mile strenuous hike is 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 Dam. It’s possible we may see some early wildflowers, too.  Plateau Chapter will depart at 8 am CT from SW corner of Crossville Outlet Center off I-40 exit 320.

For more information and to register contact Sara Pollard 615-714-3610 or with the Murfreesboro Chapter or contact Cheryl Heckler from Plateau Chapter 931-200-74436 or



CT Upper Leggett to Rock Creek bridge & Rock Creek Loop, Sale Creek.  This is a moderate 8.4 mile hike on the Cumberland Trail beginning from Upper Leggett Rd descending on the Rock Creek Loop affording views of Rock Creek and traversing several ridges through a mixed forest of pines and hardwoods.  At the Boiling Springs Branch bridge we will continue on the main trail descending and ascending along ridges as it rises above Rock Creek crossing Leggett Branch Cascades to the 80 ft Rock Creek Bridge.  After a lunch break at the bridge we will return on the main trail to the Upper Leggett parking.  Wear boots, bring water, snack and lunch.  Depart Trinity Tabernacle on Hwy 127 S at 8 am CT.  

Contact Cheryl Heckler at or 931-200-7436 to register or for additional information. 


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