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.

Louise Miniard and Jennifer Carroll are Chapter Co-Chairs. You may contact either of them at this email address. You may telephone Louise at 931-239-5425 or Jennifer at 661-369-6619.

Kathleen Sullivan is the hiking coordinator for the chapter. Contact her at 931-284-7822 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 Feb 19, 2017 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** February 2017 **  

2/25
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Collin’s Gulf Loop - The hike includes several waterfalls, overlooks, and the historic Stagecoach road. The hike is 12 miles and is rated strenuous. There is an alternative hike rated moderate for a total of 5 miles. Contact Gary Kimbrell for more information and to register. 

Gary Kimbrell 
931.215.9520
Gary.Kimbrell@fbitn.com


    ** March 2017 **  

3/4
Sat

Upper Cumberland

North Rim Savage Gulf, the Plateau to Rim hike. Combined two hikes, moderate 9 miles, and strenuous 17 miles. Both hikes begin and end at the Savage Ranger Station.  Contact Mike Shane for more information and to register.

Mike Shane

mikeshane@charter.net 

931.446.4306

3/11
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Greeter Fall to Savage Ranger Station via South Rim Trail.  This hike is rated strenuous and is approximately 17.2 miles. A shorter hike is an option, but would require a shuttle.  Contact Gary Kimbrell for more information and to register. 

Gary Kimbrell

931-215-9520

Gary.Kimbrell@fbitn.com.

3/18
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Frozen Head Chimney Top Trail. Hikes begin at the Ranger Station.  The shorter hike is 9.1 miles, and the longer hike is 12 miles. Both hikes are rated strenuous.  For information and to register contact Gary Kimbrell.

Gary Kimbrell

931-215-9520

Gary.Kimbrell@fbitn.com

3/25
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Ray Branch-Hike begins at the Tim’s Ford Visitor Center in Winchester, TN. The hike is 12 miles and rated moderate to strenuous due to distance.  For more information and to register contact Mike Shane. 

Mike Shane 

931 446-4306

mikeshane@charter.net

 

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