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

Les Cleveland is the chair of the chapter. You may contact him at this e–mail address, or by phone or text at 615-719-0031.

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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated May 19, 2019 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** May 2019 **  

5/20
Mon

Sumner Trails

Easy Greenway Hike


May 20.  Monday. 10:30. Town Creek Greenway and Lunch, downtown Gallatin. 3.8 miles. Easy. We will start in downtown Gallatin at the Municipal Parking lot, continue onto the new section of Town Creek Greenway for 1.9 miles to the entrance at Triple Creek Park, and return to downtown. After the hike, we will eat at one of the following restaurants: Swaney Swift’s, Prince Street Pizza, Lime Deli, or Starr Ranch.  All are within one block of the Municipal Parking lot. The Greenway walking surface is composed of concrete and asphalt. Walking shoes are fine. Meet at the Municipal Parking lot, City Hall, 132 W Main St.For information or questions, contact

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

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

5/21
Tue

Sumner Trails

May 21. Tuesday.  Sedge Hill, Henry Hollow, and Ridge Top Trails.   3.2 or 7.3 miles. Hike begins 9:30 AM at Beaman Park, Nashville. (Northwestern Davidson County). We will hike together on the Sedge Hill Trail and the Henry Hollow Loop Trail.  Hikers doing the 3.2 mile option will complete the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and return to the Nature Center. For hikers doing the 7.3 mile option, we will continue on and return on the Ridge Top Trail before completing the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and  returning to the Nature Center. The rating is moderate with 380 ft. assent on the 3.2 mile option and 600 ft. assent on the 7.3 mile option. Trail consists of roots, gravel, rocks, and dirt. The trail features forested slopes and drier ridge tops. The park is drained on the north by the Little Marrowbone Creek.  The park features diverse vegetation with forests of oak/hardwood on mid to upper slopes and alluvial hardwood at lower elevations. Bring water, snacks, hiking shoes, and hiking poles. Those carpooling, meet at 9am at the Kroger, Glenbrook Shopping Center, 1010 Glenbrook Way, Hendersonville or meet at the Beaman Park Nature Center at 9:30.  The Nature Center address is 5911 Old Hickory Blvd. Exit west off of I-65 at 0ld Hickory Blvd. (the part north of Nashville), go west for 11 miles and turn right into the Nature Center.

 

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

5/27
Mon

Sumner Trails

Easy Greenway Hike


May 27.  Monday. 10:30. Town Creek Greenway and Lunch, downtown Gallatin. 3.8 miles. Easy. We will start in downtown Gallatin at the Municipal Parking lot, continue onto the new section of Town Creek Greenway for 1.9 miles to the entrance at Triple Creek Park, and return to downtown. After the hike, we will eat at one of the following restaurants: Swaney Swift’s, Prince Street Pizza, Lime Deli, or Starr Ranch.  All are within one block of the Municipal Parking lot. The Greenway walking surface is composed of concrete and asphalt. Walking shoes are fine. Meet at the Municipal Parking lot, City Hall, 132 W Main St.For information or questions, contact

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

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

5/28
Tue

Sumner Trails

May 28. Tuesday.  Sedge Hill, Henry Hollow, and Ridge Top Trails.   3.2 or 7.3 miles. Hike begins 9:30 AM at Beaman Park, Nashville. (Northwestern Davidson County). We will hike together on the Sedge Hill Trail and the Henry Hollow Loop Trail.  Hikers doing the 3.2 mile option will complete the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and return to the Nature Center. For hikers doing the 7.3 mile option, we will continue on and return on the Ridge Top Trail before completing the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and  returning to the Nature Center. The rating is moderate with 380 ft. assent on the 3.2 mile option and 600 ft. assent on the 7.3 mile option. Trail consists of roots, gravel, rocks, and dirt. The trail features forested slopes and drier ridge tops. The park is drained on the north by the Little Marrowbone Creek.  The park features diverse vegetation with forests of oak/hardwood on mid to upper slopes and alluvial hardwood at lower elevations. Bring water, snacks, hiking shoes, and hiking poles. Those carpooling, meet at 9am at the Kroger, Glenbrook Shopping Center, 1010 Glenbrook Way, Hendersonville or meet at the Beaman Park Nature Center at 9:30.  The Nature Center address is 5911 Old Hickory Blvd. Exit west off of I-65 at 0ld Hickory Blvd. (the part north of Nashville), go west for 11 miles and turn right into the Nature Center.

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

 

5/30
Thu

Sumner Trails

May 30. Thursday.   Collins West Camp Access Trail and Collins Rim Trail. Savage Gulf State Natural Area,  Greutli-Laager, TN. 4 miles out and back.   Strenuous due to rocky paths and elevation changes. 350 ft. assent. We will hike on the access trail to the Collins River, cross the bridge, hike up to the rim, and return to the trailhead.  Bring water, snacks, trekking poles, hiking shoes, sunscreen and insect spray. Please meet 9am at the Gallatin Wal-Mart, 1112 Nashville Pike, or 11am at the Collins Gulf West Trailhead. (In Greutli-Laager from Hwy 108 go north and on 55th Ave. 2.7 miles to the trailhead.)  After hiking we will eat at the Bites of Europe in Manchester.  We should be back at the trailhead by 2 the restaurant at 2:30  and back to Gallatin by 5:30. For information, call/text/email Les Cleveland at 615-719-0031, lescleve@gmail.com.

 

 Les Cleveland at 615-719-0031, lescleve@gmail.com.

 

    ** June 2019 **  

6/4
Tue

Sumner Trails

June 4. Tuesday. Sedge Hill, Henry Hollow, and Ridge Top Trails. 3.2 or 7.3 miles. Hike begins 9:30 AM at Beaman Park, Nashville. (Northwestern Davidson County). We will hike together on the Sedge Hill Trail and the Henry Hollow Loop Trail. Hikers doing the 3.2 mile option will complete the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and return to the Nature Center. For hikers doing the 7.3 mile option, we will continue on and return on the Ridge Top Trail before completing the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and returning to the Nature Center. The rating is moderate with 380 ft. assent on the 3.2 mile option and 600 ft. assent on the 7.3 mile option. Trail consists of roots, gravel, rocks, and dirt. The trail features forested slopes and drier ridge tops. The park is drained on the north by the Little Marrowbone Creek. The park features diverse vegetation with forests of oak/hardwood on mid to upper slopes and alluvial hardwood at lower elevations. Bring water, snacks, hiking shoes, and hiking poles. Those carpooling, meet at 9 am at the Kroger, Glenbrook Shopping Center, 1010 Glenbrook Way, Hendersonville or meet at the Beaman Park Nature Center at 9:30. The Nature Center address is 5911 Old Hickory Blvd. Exit west off of I-65 at 0ld Hickory Blvd. (the part north of Nashville), go west for 11 miles and turn right into the Nature Center. For more information,contact  Les Cleveland: lescleve@gmail.com or call/text at 615-719-0031.

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

6/11
Tue

Sumner Trails

June 11. Tuesday. Sedge Hill, Henry Hollow, and Ridge Top Trails. 3.2 or 7.3 miles. Hike begins 9:30 AM at Beaman Park, Nashville. (Northwestern Davidson County). We will hike together on the Sedge Hill Trail and the Henry Hollow Loop Trail. Hikers doing the 3.2 mile option will complete the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and return to the Nature Center. For hikers doing the 7.3 mile option, we will continue on and return on the Ridge Top Trail before completing the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and returning to the Nature Center. The rating is moderate with 380 ft. assent on the 3.2 mile option and 600 ft. assent on the 7.3 mile option. Trail consists of roots, gravel, rocks, and dirt. The trail features forested slopes and drier ridge tops. The park is drained on the north by the Little Marrowbone Creek. The park features diverse vegetation with forests of oak/hardwood on mid to upper slopes and alluvial hardwood at lower elevations. Bring water, snacks, hiking shoes, and hiking poles. Those carpooling, meet at 9 am at the Kroger, Glenbrook Shopping Center, 1010 Glenbrook Way, Hendersonville or meet at the Beaman Park Nature Center at 9:30. The Nature Center address is 5911 Old Hickory Blvd. Exit west off of I-65 at 0ld Hickory Blvd. (the part north of Nashville), go west for 11 miles and turn right into the Nature Center. For more information,contact  Les Cleveland: lescleve@gmail.com or call/text at 615-719-0031.

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

6/18
Tue

Sumner Trails

June 18. Tuesday. Sedge Hill, Henry Hollow, and Ridge Top Trails. 3.2 or 7.3 miles. Hike begins 9:30 AM at Beaman Park, Nashville. (Northwestern Davidson County). We will hike together on the Sedge Hill Trail and the Henry Hollow Loop Trail. Hikers doing the 3.2 mile option will complete the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and return to the Nature Center. For hikers doing the 7.3 mile option, we will continue on and return on the Ridge Top Trail before completing the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and returning to the Nature Center. The rating is moderate with 380 ft. assent on the 3.2 mile option and 600 ft. assent on the 7.3 mile option. Trail consists of roots, gravel, rocks, and dirt. The trail features forested slopes and drier ridge tops. The park is drained on the north by the Little Marrowbone Creek. The park features diverse vegetation with forests of oak/hardwood on mid to upper slopes and alluvial hardwood at lower elevations. Bring water, snacks, hiking shoes, and hiking poles. Those carpooling, meet at 9 am at the Kroger, Glenbrook Shopping Center, 1010 Glenbrook Way, Hendersonville or meet at the Beaman Park Nature Center at 9:30. The Nature Center address is 5911 Old Hickory Blvd. Exit west off of I-65 at 0ld Hickory Blvd. (the part north of Nashville), go west for 11 miles and turn right into the Nature Center. For more information,contact  Les Cleveland: lescleve@gmail.com or call/text at 615-719-0031.

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

6/25
Tue

Sumner Trails

June 25. Tuesday. Sedge Hill, Henry Hollow, and Ridge Top Trails. 3.2 or 7.3 miles. Hike begins 9:30 AM at Beaman Park, Nashville. (Northwestern Davidson County). We will hike together on the Sedge Hill Trail and the Henry Hollow Loop Trail. Hikers doing the 3.2 mile option will complete the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and return to the Nature Center. For hikers doing the 7.3 mile option, we will continue on and return on the Ridge Top Trail before completing the Henry Hollow Loop Trail and returning to the Nature Center. The rating is moderate with 380 ft. assent on the 3.2 mile option and 600 ft. assent on the 7.3 mile option. Trail consists of roots, gravel, rocks, and dirt. The trail features forested slopes and drier ridge tops. The park is drained on the north by the Little Marrowbone Creek. The park features diverse vegetation with forests of oak/hardwood on mid to upper slopes and alluvial hardwood at lower elevations. Bring water, snacks, hiking shoes, and hiking poles. Those carpooling, meet at 9 am at the Kroger, Glenbrook Shopping Center, 1010 Glenbrook Way, Hendersonville or meet at the Beaman Park Nature Center at 9:30. The Nature Center address is 5911 Old Hickory Blvd. Exit west off of I-65 at 0ld Hickory Blvd. (the part north of Nashville), go west for 11 miles and turn right into the Nature Center. For more information,contact  Les Cleveland: lescleve@gmail.com or call/text at 615-719-0031.

lescleve@gmail.com or call/text at 615-719-0031

    ** 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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