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: George Bonneau via e-mail or call 423-842-3619.


Upcoming Soddy Daisy Hikes and Programs:


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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Jun 22, 2018 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** June 2018 **  

6/23
Sat

Soddy Daisy

No hike scheduled

6/26
Tue

Soddy Daisy

Retro Hughes trailhead to Rock Creek bridge and back.  Approximately 5 miles.  Moderate.  Meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 8 a.m.

Renee Grace (423-593-8128)

6/30
Sat

Soddy Daisy

Roaring Creek. In and out.  Approximately 9 miles.  Strenuous.  Meet at Durham Street parking lot in Soddy Daisy at 8 a.m.

John Politte (423-304-8327)

    ** July 2018 **  

7/3
Tue

Soddy Daisy

Cravens House Loop, 3 miles

Will begin at upper Cravens house parking lot, climb to where the trail meets the Mountain Beautiful trail, turn right and meet the Bluff Trail. Those who wish may climb the steps to Point Park to take in the view. The hike continues to join the Cravens Loop trail back to the Cravens House. The hike is rated easy to moderate.  Meet at the Food City in Red Bank at 8:00 am or Craven’s House parking lot at 8:30. Rated moderate. Hike Leader:

Trish Appleton 332-5617

7/7
Sat

Soddy Daisy

July 7 Falling Water Falls State Natural Area, 3 miles

This hike starts on top of Signal Mtn. off of Glenway Ave
There is parking for maybe 4 cars. The trail leaves the road and goes down beside a rocky stream to Mabbitt Springs. Cross the spring and continue to the trail sign and turn left,  follow  the trail down along and across a creek which is no problem except after a big rain. The trial continues to the bluff and the top of Falling Water Falls.  Moderate. Meet at the Food City in Red Bank at 8:00 am.  

George Bonneau

7/10
Tue

Soddy Daisy

 July 10 Reflection Riding Loop, 3 miles

Meet at the Food City in Red Bank at 8:00 am or the nature center at 8:30. Easy.

 

Hike leader Trish Appleton 332-6517

7/14
Sat

Soddy Daisy

Snoopers Rock to Natural Bridge and back. 6 miles RT

Park at the Snooper’s Rock parking area in Prentice Cooper State Forest. Meet at the Food City in Red Bank at 8:00 am. Moderate to strenuous.

John Politte

7/17
Tue

Soddy Daisy

Fall Creek Falls Hike, 2.5 miles

Caney Creek Visitors Center to Fall Creek Falls and back. Can include a hike to bottom of falls. Easy to moderate 4 or 5 miles 

 Hike Leader Trish Appleton 332-6517

7/21
Sat

Soddy Daisy

Snow Falls trail across bridge to where the trail starts up the Mountain or to Buzzard Point if so desired.  Moderate  5 miles RT

John Politte

7/24
Tue

Soddy Daisy

Greeter Falls Day Loop, 3.2 miles near Altamont, TN

Rated as moderate, this hike features 2 waterfalls. It does involve a climb down some metal stairs. Scenery is exceptional. Easy to moderate. Meet at the Food City in Red Bank at 8:00 am.

Trish Appleton

7/28
Sat

Soddy Daisy

Bluff Trail, Lookout Mtn. 5 miles, Will stage cars at Point Park and Ochs Gateway. Meet at Food City in St. Elmo.

Need Hike Leader

7/31
Tue

Soddy Daisy

Savage Gulf Day Loop, 3 miles

Meet at Durham St. in Soddy Daisy at 8:00 am. Moderate Hike Leader

Trish Appleton 332-6517

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