TTA Plateau Chapter
Hikes, Excursions, Announcements, and Other Information
NOTE: Posted departure times mean PROMPT DEPARTURE. Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early for carpools.
WEDNESDAY HIKE NOTE: Check the Blog each Tuesday Afternoon/Evening and Wednesday Morning Early; It May Be Necessary To Change Some Hikes. Contact Bill Harris at 931-484-9152 for Hike Information.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Wednesday's hike will be the Foster Falls Climber's loop near Tracy City. There will also be a side trip to nearby abandoned coke ovens. Following lunch we will hike the 2 mi Fiery Gizzard day loop. Total hiking distance will be about 7 miles. The climbers loop is fairly difficult terrain, but the coke oven and day loop terrain ranges from easy to moderate. Depart Trinity Tabernacle Church at 7:30 am CT. Carpool cost $8.
Program: Encourage Native Plants and Stop Evasive Plants by Dennis Gregg, Executive Director of Obed Watershed Community Association (OWCA)
Location: United Methodist Church Annex, 69 Neecham Street, Crossville
Dinner: 4:45 pm CT at LaCosta's Restaurant, The Crossings, Crossville
Contact: Chapter Chair, Cheryl Heckler at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 931-200-7436 for additional information.
We will have two hikes for a total of 6 -7 miles of moderate hiking (each hike is approximately 3.5 miles in length). The Old Stone Fort is a loop trail circling a two thousand year old stone wall built by ancient American natives. There is also a nice museum. The Short Springs hike features a short hike to a waterfall. Depart from Tractor Supply at 7:30 am CT. We will lunch at Jiffy Burger in Manchester. Carpool cost is $7.