The Soddy Daisy chapter welcomes hikers from Hamilton County and the surrounding area. Hikes are scheduled throughout the year on the many trails in this region. For information about upcoming events, check the TTA calendar on this site or, check the Soddy Daisy google calendar.

For more information, contact:

  • Chapter Chair: Jean Smith via e-mail.
  • Treasurer: Robertson (Bob) McGavock via e-mail or at 423-667-2960.
  • Hike Coordinator: Patricia Appleton via e-mail or call 423-332-6517.


Upcoming Soddy Daisy Hikes and Programs:


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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Apr 18, 2019 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** April 2019 **  

4/20
Sat

Soddy Daisy

April 20, Saturday- Roaring Creek to Gilbreath Branch and return. About 9.2 miles. Meet at Durham Street, Soddy Daisy at 830 am. Moderately Strenuous. Tom McElhone hike leader.  805-208-4654

Tom McElhone hike leader.  805-208-4654

4/23
Tue

Soddy Daisy

April 23, Tuesday-- Ritchie Hollow Trail.  Approximately 4 miles.  Easy to moderate.  Boulders, river views, water fall, old moonshine stills.  Hike will begin at the Pot Point Cabin at 17805 River Canyon Road (on the river) and end where it intersects the Pot Point Loop Trail near the top the Tennessee Gorge.  Meet at Walmart on Signal Mountain Boulevard parking lot where it borders the old railroad tracks.   Hike leader:  Trish Appleton 423-332-6517 or 423-240-3443

Trish Appleton 423-332-6517 or 423-240-3443

4/27
Sat

Soddy Daisy

April 27, Saturday-

 Frozen Head State Park. Bird Mountain Trail. About 7.1 miles. Meet at Durham Street, Soddy Daisy at 830 am. Hard. John Politte hike leader. 805-208-4654

John Politte hike leader. 805-208-4654

4/29
Mon

Soddy Daisy

April 29, 30,  and May 1st- Spring Trip to Highlands, North Carolina

    ** May 2019 **  

5/4
Sat

Soddy Daisy

May 4, Saturday- Piney River from the picnic ground on Shutin Gap Road to the bridge and back. Can go further if hikers desire. 5 plus miles. Hike Leader- Tom McElhone, 805-208-4654.  Meet at Durham St. parking lot, Soddy Daisy at 8:30 am.

Tom McElhone, 805-208-4654

5/4
Sat

TTA

11:00 am Second Quarter TTA Board Meeting

Hermitage Branch Library
3700 James Kay Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076

36.1771896,-86.6155296

5/7
Tue

Soddy Daisy

May 7, Tuesday- Foster Falls to Small Wilds and back. About 4 to 5 miles. Option to hike to bottom of falls. Easy if you don’t go to the bottom of the falls. Meet at Food City in Red Bank at 8:30 am. Hike Leader, Trish- 423-332-6517.

Trish- 423-332-6517

5/11
Sat

Soddy Daisy

May 11, Saturday- Piney River Trail from Newby Branch to Spider’s Den and back.  About 5 miles. Easy to moderate. Meet at Durham St. Parking lot in Soddy Daisy. Hike Leader, Tom McElhone,805-208-4654.  

Tom McElhone,805-208-4654.  

5/14
Tue

Soddy Daisy

May 14, Tuesday- North Brow of Savage Gulf- Hike out and back. Lots of overlooks and a waterfall. About 5 miles. Easy. Meet at Durham St. parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 8:30 am.  Hike Leader- Trish Appleton, 423-332-6517

Trish Appleton, 423-332-6517

5/18
Sat

Soddy Daisy

 

May 18, Saturday- Signal Point to Edwards Point & Return- Hike is rated as moderately strenuous. Distance is about 5 miles. Meet at the Red Bank Food City parking lot at 8:30 am. John Politte is the hike leader at 423-304-8327.

John Politte is the hike leader at 423-304-8327.

5/21
Tue

Soddy Daisy

May 21, Tuesday- Snooper’s Rock to Indian Rockhouse and back. 4 miles easy with a few rocks and roots. Or, Cumberland Trail to Indian Rockhouse to Snooper’s Rock and back. About 5.9 miles. Meet at Food City on Signal Mtn. Blvd. at 8:30 am Hike leader- Trish Appleton- 423-332-6517

 Hike leader- Trish Appleton- 423-332-6517

5/25
Sat

Soddy Daisy

May 25, Saturday- Little Soddy Trailhead to the Big Soddy Creek Bridge and return via the Rock Climbers Parking Lot. Distance is about 6 miles. Hike is rated as moderate. Meet at the Soddy Daisy ballfields on Durham St at 8:30 am. John Politte is the hike leader at 423-304-8327.

John Politte is the hike leader at 423-304-8327.

5/28
Tue

Soddy Daisy

May 28, Tuesday- Lula Lake, Route TBA. Hike Leader- Nancy Allen, 423- 344-1118

Nancy Allen, 423- 344-1118

    ** August 2019 **  

8/3
Sat

TTA

11:00 am Third Quarter TTA Board Meeting

Hermitage Branch Library
3700 James Kay Lane
Hermitage, TN 37076

36.1771896,-86.6155296

    ** October 2019 **  

10/18-
10/20

TTA

October 18-20, 2019.  Annual Membership meeting.

Fairfield Glade. Crossville, TN

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