TTA has chartered the Sumner Trail chapter to serve folks living in Hendersonville, Gallatin, and the Sumner County area.

Lynn Takacs is the chair of the chapter. You may contact her at this e–mail address, or by telephone at 615-479-7702.

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Upcoming Sumner Trails Hikes and Programs:


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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Oct 18, 2018 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** October 2018 **  

10/25
Thu

Sumner Trails


Thursday, October 25. Bledsoe Creek State Park. 9:00 am. High Ridge and Shoreline Trails loop (moderate) 2.4 miles. We will start at the Visitor Center/Park Office. If interested, we will hike a second loop. Trail surface includes gravel, dirt, and rocks. Please bring water! Recommended hiking shoes, hiking poles, sunscreen, and insect repellent. Meet: Bledsoe Creek State Park, 400 Ziegler Fort, Gallatin TN  37066l  Les Cleveland hike leader.

Les Cleveland  lescleve@gmail.com (615) 719-0031 cell

    ** November 2018 **  

11/1
Thu

Sumner Trails

Thursday, November 1. Bledsoe Creek State Park. 9:00 am. High Ridge and Shoreline Trails loop (moderate) 2.4 miles. We will start at the Visitor Center/Park Office. If interested, we will hike a second loop. Trail surface includes gravel, dirt, and rocks. Please bring water! Recommended hiking shoes, hiking poles, sunscreen, and insect repellent. Meet: Bledsoe Creek State Park, 400 Ziegler Fort, Gallatin TN  37066l  Les Cleveland hike leader.

Les Cleveland  lescleve@gmail.com (615) 719-0031 cell

11/7
Wed

Sumner Trails

Wednesday, Nov. 7- Warner Woods Trail – Percy Warner Park, Nashville - 3.5 Miles - Moderate.  We will hike the 2.5 mile loop trail, plus the ½ mile R/T walk from the parking lot to the trailhead and a ½ mile R/T walk on a paved side trail that takes us to the Luke Lea overlook where you see much of the Nashville area, including downtown. The trail is all in deep forest with many large trees, all in shade in summer. The surface is mostly dirt, but a  couple sections have many roots or a rocky surface.  Allow 2 hours. Walking sticks, sturdy walking shoes, and water are recommended. There are portable restrooms at the parking lot. We will eat lunch after the hike at Dalton Grill, 7061 Hwy 70 South in Bellevue, about 1 mile from the park. We will meet for carpooling at 9 AM at the Glenbrook Kroger parking lot. For information, contact John or Donna Thomas at 925-759-0517 or 0518; or Judy or Ron Jenkins at 615-403-0002.

John or Donna Thomas at 925-759-0517 or 0518

11/8
Thu

Sumner Trails

Thursday,November 8. Bledsoe Creek State Park. 9:00 am. High Ridge and Shoreline Trails loop (moderate) 2.4 miles. We will start at the Visitor Center/Park Office. If interested, we will hike a second loop. Trail surface includes gravel, dirt, and rocks. Please bring water! Recommended hiking shoes, hiking poles, sunscreen, and insect repellent. Meet: Bledsoe Creek State Park, 400 Ziegler Fort, Gallatin TN  37066l  Les Cleveland hike leader.

Les Cleveland  lescleve@gmail.com (615) 719-0031 cell

11/10
Sat

Sumner Trails


Saturday, November 10. Green River Bluffs Trail, River Valley Trail,
Sinkhole Trail. Mammoth Cave National Park. 3 miles. 8:00 AM. Moderate
Elevation Gain: 330 ft. Overlook of Green River with 1 1/2 miles slightly
downhill and 1 1/2 slightly uphill. Trail is well maintained. Trail
surface is .5 miles concrete/asphalt/wood, and the rest is gravel, dirt and
roots. Bring hiking poles, hiking shoes and water. Hikers staying for
Historic Cave Tour should bring a lunch
Meet at 8am at the Kroger
Glenbrook Shopping Center, 1010 Glenbrook Way Hendersonville or at the
Visitor Center Parking lot near the Woodland Cottages at 9:30 am, “take
interstate 65 to exit 48. Turn left onto KY-255 and follow 255 as it
becomes the Park City Road into the Park. Follow Park City Road until it
joins the Mammoth Cave Parkway; turn left. Follow the Mammoth Cave Parkway
to the Visitor Center.” (Park Information cautions using GPS.)—Hikers not
going on the Historic Cave Tour will leave and eat lunch at the Mammoth
Railway Cafe, 5 Old Dixie Hwy. Park City, KY, 270-544-7873. Hikers going
on the Historic Cave Tour will eat lunch at picnic tables and pick up
tickets for Historic Cave Tour 12:45-2:45. Reservations are strongly
recommended and can be made online at the Mammoth Cave National Park Site
or call 877-444-6777. The cost is $17.00. The Historic Tour distance is 2
miles and includes 440 steps and the effort is moderate. It is not
recommended “if you fear heights or close places.” Cave temperatures are
about 54 degrees. Tickets must be picked up 30 minutes before tour time. Les
Cleveland: lescleve@gmail.com or text/call 615-719-0031.

Les
Cleveland: lescleve@gmail.com or text/call 615-719-0031.

11/15
Thu

Sumner Trails


Thursday, November 15. Bledsoe Creek State Park. 9:00 am. High Ridge and Shoreline Trails loop (moderate) 2.4 miles. We will start at the Visitor Center/Park Office. If interested, we will hike a second loop. Trail surface includes gravel, dirt, and rocks. Please bring water! Recommended hiking shoes, hiking poles, sunscreen, and insect repellent. Meet: Bledsoe Creek State Park, 400 Ziegler Fort, Gallatin TN  37066l  Les Cleveland hike leader.

Les Cleveland  lescleve@gmail.com (615) 719-0031 cell

11/29
Thu

Sumner Trails

Thursday, November 29. Bledsoe Creek State Park. 9:00 am. High Ridge and Shoreline Trails loop (moderate) 2.4 miles. We will start at the Visitor Center/Park Office. If interested, we will hike a second loop. Trail surface includes gravel, dirt, and rocks. Please bring water! Recommended hiking shoes, hiking poles, sunscreen, and insect repellent. Meet: Bledsoe Creek State Park, 400 Ziegler Fort, Gallatin TN  37066l  Les Cleveland hike leader.

Les Cleveland  lescleve@gmail.com (615) 719-0031 cell

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