Plateau Chapter of TN Trails Association Announces November Hikes | Local sports

The Plateau section of the Tennessee Trails Association recently announced their November hiking schedule.

Wednesday November 3

Section CT North Chickamauga, Lone Oak, TN. Short hike: 4-5 moderate miles in / out. Long hike: 8 miles moderate to strenuous.

There is a new trail off Old Anderson Rd. 8:00 am departure from Central Baptist Church, 1346 S Main St, Crossville, TN SE parking lot. Bring water, lunch and a snack. Don’t forget the tick / insect spray and sunscreen. The cost of gas is $ 6. Contact the hike coordinator by email at [email protected] or by SMS / call 931-267-2243.

Saturday 5-7 November

Fall Getaway to Meeman-Shelby State Park, Millington, TN; so far there are 20 people. Friday night the group will cook in the cabins, so bring some meat to grill and a side dish to share.

On Saturday evening the group will cook at the campsite (Marianne & Jerry’s RV), so bring some meat to grill and a side dish.

The start will be from Crossville Cracker Barrel at 7:30 am. Rest break at exit 163 of the Loves Travel stop. We will stop for lunch at Brooks Shaw’s Old Country store, 56 Casey Jones Lane, exit 80A from I-40. It is 2:00 pm estimated time of arrival at the Meeman-Shelby State Park Visitor Center, 910 Riddick Rd, Millington, TN 38053. There is a short drive to the Woodland Trailhead from the reception center.

Friday – Woodland Trail – 3.5 miles – Natural surface – moderate.

Saturday – Chickasaw Bluff Trail – 8 miles – Natural surface – Moderate.

Sunday – Pioneer Springs Trail – 4 miles – Natural surface – Moderate.

The cost of gasoline is $ 15 per person if carpooling. For more information contact the hike coordinator, [email protected] or text / call 931-267-2243 for more information.

Wednesday November 10

Virgin Falls SNA, Bon Air, TN Short hike: 8 km in / out with a creek crossing to Big Laurel Falls (30ft waterfall). Long hike: strenuous 9 mile hike to Virgin Falls, 110 feet high. Along the way we will pass Big Branch Falls, Big Laurel Falls, and Sheep Cave Falls.

There is a creek crossing and difficult walk on this hike with some ups and downs.

The water at the creek crossing may be a bit high, so bring water shoes.

The departure is scheduled at 8:00 am from Tractor Supply on West Ave.

The cost of gas is $ 4. Don’t forget the tick / insect spray and sunscreen. Pack water, snacks, and lunch.

For more information, contact the hike coordinator by email at [email protected] or by SMS / call 931-267-2243.

Thursday November 11

Chapter Meeting – First Branch of The United Methodist Church, Neecham St, Crossville, TN. Start of the meeting at 6 p.m. Contact the 931-202-2338 standard for more information.

Friday November 12

Historical tour of the Sam Warner Military Museum, Sewanee, TN. Visit the museum and other sites of interest. We will stop for lunch so bring cash and $ 6 for gasoline for ridesharing. Departure 8h00

Meet Bill Harris at Central Baptist Church, 1346 S Main St, Crossville, TN SE, parking lot. Call Bill Harris if you are planning to join this trip at 931-484-9152, without leaving a message.

Wednesday November 17th

Big South Fork SCN, Middle Creek to Slave Falls, Jamestown, TN.

Short hike: 4 miles rated moderate. Long hike: 7 moderate miles with a short strenuous climb from Slave Falls. The hike includes several rockhouses, Slave Falls, Indian Rockhouse, and Needle Arch.

This hike will require a short car shuttle. Bring water, lunch and a snack. Don’t forget the tick / insect spray and sunscreen.

Departure at 8 a.m. from the rear parking lot of the Crossville Cracker Barrel. Gasoline costs $ 6.

For more information contact the hike coordinator, text / call 931-267-2243 or email [email protected]

Saturday 20 November

Fun day in Granville. Hike the Wilderness Trail (All Trails App) along the Cumberland River. Short hike: 4 km or less difficult entry / exit. Long hike: 6 difficult miles with a positive elevation gain of 400 ‘.

Have lunch at the Sutton general store. Explore the city’s museums and shops. Dinner and Bluegrass Show featuring Billy Droze 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $ 21.95, which you must purchase online at https://www.granvilletn.com/music.

Don’t forget the tick / insect spray and sunscreen. 8:00 am CT departure from the rear parking lot of Crossville Cracker Barrel.

The cost of gas is $ 7.

Contact the hike coordinator [email protected] or text / call 931-267-2243 for more information.

Comments are closed.