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 May 18, 2017 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** May 2017 **  

5/20
Sat

Upper Cumberland

North Bird Mountain, Frozen Head 12.8 miles rated strenuous. An alternate hike is offered for a total of 10.9 miles. For more information and to register, contact Jeff. 

Jeff Graves
jagraves21@students.tntech.edu 

5/27
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Ross Gap, Frozen Head. Ross Gap to the Cumberland Trail Junction, Bird Mountain Junction, Lookout Tower Trail, Big Cover campground 13.4 miles. A shorter hike is an option for a total of 6.3 miles. Hike is rated strenuous. For information and to register, contact Jeff Graves. 

Jeff Graves
jagraves21@students.tntech.edu

    ** June 2017 **  

6/10
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Trillium Gap, Smoky Mountains. Trillium Gap to Grotto Falls, Brushy Mountain Trail to Mount LeConte Lodge 13.2 miles. A shorter hike is an option for a total of just over 6 miles. The hike is rated strenuous.  Contact Jeff for more information and to register. 

Jeff Graves
jagraves21@students.tntech.edu 

6/24
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Gregory Bald, Smoky Mountains. Hike is rated strenuous 12.4 miles. Gregory Ridge Trailhead to Backcountry Campsite 12, trail will climb 2000 feet for the next 3 miles reaching the Gregory Bald Trail junction. Register with Jeff. 

Jeff Graves
jagraves21@students.tntech.edu

    ** July 2017 **  

7/8
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Mt. LeConte 

Jeff Graves
jagraves21@students.tntech.edu

7/15
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Elk or Flint Float 

J. Carter

7/29
Sat

Upper Cumberland

Mount Sterling

Richard Savage

    ** October 2017 **  

10/13-
10/15

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