The Upper Cumberland Chapter serves hikers in the communities of Sparta and Cookeville and the areas nearby. 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.

Jennifer Carroll is the Chapter Chair. You may contact her at this email address, or by telephone at 661-369-6619.

Cathy Moran is the hiking coordinator for the chapter. Contact her at 931-544-2764 if you would like to lead a hike.


Upcoming Upper Cumberland Hikes and Programs:


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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Aug 22, 2019 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** September 2019 **  

9/7
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Window Cliffs September 7 Window Cliffs : Length 5.4 mile round trip. Steep descent the 1st mile (about 300 ft.) then a slow uphill climb the next mile + with a steep climb to the top of the cliffs (about 250 ft.) We will cross Cane Creek and its tributary Phelps Branch 20 times. 18 of the crossing have steel cables to hold on to. We will see a 20 ft. waterfall and visit a overlook that has an excellent view of the windows in the cliffs. Bring water shoes, lunch (on top the cliffs), snacks, water, etc. The hike is rated strenuous, meet at J.C. Penny’s in Cookeville, TN at 8:00 am. To register contact Pete Broehl at 931 738-3551 or pabroehl@blomand.net.If trail is closed because of high water we will hike the Upper/Lower Piney Falls and Stinging Fork Falls (both less than 6 miles)’

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Pete

9/14
Sat

Upper Cumberland

North Rim September 14Savage Day Loop, North Rim, Mountain Oak, and North Plateau Trails, Savage Gulf State Natural Area, Palmer, TN. We will hike the Savage Day Loop, Mountain Oak, and parts of the North Plateau and North Rim Trails. The hike is about 9 1/2 miles and is rated easy for the terrain and moderate for the distance. The hike features several nice overlooks. Bring water, snacks, and lunch. You can meet us in the Penny’s parking lot in Cookeville at 8:00, at the US Bank in Sparta across from McDonald’s in Sparta about 8:20, or at the trailhead about 9:00. For information and to register contact Richard Savage at 931-526-2035 or savage_richard@ho

  
 

Richard Savage

    ** October 2019 **  

10/12
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Lookout Mountain

Pete

10/18-
10/20

TTA

October 18-20, 2019.  Annual Membership meeting.

Fairfield Glade. Crossville, TN

10/18
Fri

Upper Cumberland

state meeting

10/26
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Piney Falls

Mike Shane

    ** November 2019 **  

11/2
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Honey Creek

Pete

11/16
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Brady Mountain

Richard Savage

11/30
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Sewanne

Mike Shane

    ** December 2019 **  

12/7
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Cloudland Canyon 

Pete

12/14
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Annual Christmas party

    ** January 2020 **  

1/11
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Twin Arches to Middle Creek

Richard

1/25
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Laurel Snow

Gary Kimbrell

    ** February 2020 **  

2/1
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Dog Cove

Pete

2/15
Sat

Upper Cumberland

North Plateau

Mike Shane

2/22
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Bandy Creek to Leatherwood Ford Richard Savage at 931-526-2035 or savage_richard@hotmail.com.

 

Richard Savage

2/29
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Gulf

Mike Shane

    ** March 2020 **  

3/7
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Pogue Creek

Janety, Cynthia and Judy 

3/14
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Wheeler Farm

Pete

3/21
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Firey gizzard

Gary

3/28
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Ground Hog ridge

Gary

    ** April 2020 **  

4/4
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Collins Gulf

Gary

4/11
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Waterfall Hike

Richard

4/18
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Chimney Tops at Frozen Head

Gary

4/25
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Soak Creek

Janet, Cynthia, Judy

    ** May 2020 **  

5/2
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Charlie’s Bunion

Gary

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