October 2020 Hikes

Wednesday October 21 - 

Big South Fork, 

Jamestown, TN - John Muir/Sheltowee Trace Trail 

to Angel Falls Overlook. 

  Fall colors should be in full 

swing. Hike starts from 

Leatherwood Ford parking lot. 

 Short Hike: 4 easy to 

moderate miles in/out along 

the Big South Cumberland 

River.  Long Hike:  7 easy to 

moderate miles in/out along 

the river then climbing to 

Angel Falls Overlook passing 

rock formations along the 

way.   Depart 7:30 am CDST 

from Cracker Barrel's rear lot 

in Crossville.  Bring lunch, 

water and snack. Don’t forget 

tick/bug spray and sunscreen.

 Gas cost is $6.  For 

additional information, contact 

the hike coordinator, Deb 

Westervelt,    text/call 

931-267-2243 or email 

plateauhikes@tennesseetrails.org.


Wednesday October 28 - 

Pall Mall, TN - Ranger lead 

Tour and Hike.  Pickett State

 Park Ranger will meet us at 

the Sgt Alvin York Welcome 

Center at 9am.  Depart 7:30 

am CDST from Cracker 

Barrel's rear lot in Crossville. 

 Bring lunch, water and snack.

 Don’t forget tick/bug spray 

and sunscreen. Gas cost is 

$5.  For additional 

information, contact the hike 

coordinator, Deb Westervelt,

    text/call 931-267-2243 or 

email plateauhikes@tennesseetrails.org


Looking ahead -  


The 2-night 24 mi backpacking trip on the CT from Nemo Bridge to Peavine Rd is 13-15 November. Starting time TBD.  We will be primitive camping, leave no trace, both nights.  NO bathroom or showers.  The CT is always strenuous.  You must sign up for this trip, Deb 931-267-2243.

January 9, 2021 joint hike

 with Soddy Daisy Chapter.  

Flats Mountain Trail in 

Cherokee National Forest.

  



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