The Memphis chapter serves hikers in the southwestern part of the state. Hikes are regularly scheduled throughout the year on the many trails in this area of Tennessee, as well as in the neighboring states of Mississippi and Arkansas. Check the TTA calendar for more information about upcoming hikes.

The chapter is in the process of changing their meeting time and place. Please check the calendar for information about upcoming meetings.

There are no scheduled activites during the summer months.

Contact Charlie Bright, by telephone at 901-829-4434 for more information. Francis Ruffin, telephone 662-701-6284, is the chapter's vice chair.

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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Nov 25, 2015 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** November 2015 **  



Nov 28, Meeman-Shelby Forest - Chickasaw Bluff Trail

Meet at the park visitor center at 9:00 a.m. and bring water and snack.  Hike begins with a car shuttle to the north end of the trail for a 6 to 7-mile easy to moderate hike through the forest.  The trail starts at the top of the bluff and drops quickly down about 150 feet to the flood plain.  The next 3 miles are quite level (we’ll get to cross the new bridge over Beaver Creek) until we climb back up the bluff to the Woodland Shelter and connect up to the Woodland Trail then hike back to the visitor center.  Rain will cancel.



For information call Freddi Felt, 901-737-8882.

    ** December 2015 **  



Dec 5, Collierville Greenway – W. C. Johnson Park  at 419 Johnson Park Drive
Meet at W. C. Johnson Park next to the lake for a 5-mile loop hike.  Please arrive by 8:45 a.m. to sign release form and we will leave at 9:00 a.m. We will first take the Primitive Trail 2.5 miles, then Wagon Road .50 mile, then down Shelton Road .50 mile to Wolf River Trail.  Bring water, lunch or snack.  After the hike, we will have lunch by the lake.  Rain will cancel.  

Contact:  Beverly Hollingsworth, 901-647-1835



Thurs, Dec 10 - Memphis Chapter Christmas Party and Potluck
Margaret Smith will be hosting our annual party at 7421 Wendy Street in Bartlett.  Bring your favorite festive dishes to share with the group.  The club will supply ham. Socializing begins around 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.  We will supply plates, glasses, and eating utensils. Bring your beverage of choice. If you would like to participate in the gift exchange, bring a $10 gift.  

 RSVP by Dec 8th  or text to Margaret at901-210-6097.

    ** January 2016 **  



Jan 1, T O Fuller State Park New Year’s Day Hike 1500 Mitchell Road
Welcome the New Year with a hike at T.O. Fuller State Park.  We will meet at the Visitor Center at 9:30 a.m.  The Discovery Trail hike is about a 6 mile continuous loop trail ranging from moderate to rugged. There are a few hills. We recommend wearing hiking boots or sturdy shoes. Bring water and snack.  Rain/sleet/snow will cancel this hike.   Contact: Gloria Folk 901-277-5756
Directions: Go I-240 West to I-55 North, Exit 7 South to Highway 61(3rd Street) drive south approx 1 mile and turn right onto Mitchell Road, continue 3 miles west to the T.O. Fuller Park sign and turn right at the Visitor Office.

 Contact: Gloria Folk 901-277-5756


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