Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

June 2, 2014

Hike Lilly Bridge Overlook in honor of National Trails Day

CROSSVILLE — The Plateau Chapter of the Tennessee Trails Association hosts hikes during the month of June. There is a leaderless hike (typically 5 - 7 miles) every Wednesday morning. For additional information, contact Bill Harris at (931) 484-9152 or visit the Plateau Chapter Blog at http://ttaplateauchapter.blogspot.com. Check blog for cancelations or changes before hiking. 

June 7 – National Trails Day Lilly Bridge Overlook and Point Trail, Obed Wild and Scenic River, Wartburg, TN.  4 miles. Moderate.

In honor of National Trails Day, the TTA chapter will hike along a ridge to a point above where Clear Creek and the Obed River join and hike to the Lilly Bridge Overlook on the return trip. The trail is easy most of the way, but is rated moderate due to some elevation gain. The group will also explore the Lilly Boulders. Meet at the SW corner of Vanity Fair parking lot at 8 a.m. CT. For more information and to register, contact Cheryl Heckler at (931) 200-7436 or by email at thehecklers@charter.net.

June 14 - Cloudland Canyon, Rising Fawn, GA.

This is a six-mile moderate hike with nice overlooks, waterfalls and possibly several wildflowers. Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in Georgia. There will be a car shuttle departing from Trinity Tabernacle Church at 7 a.m. There will also be a $5 per vehicle charge to enter the park. To register or for additional information, contact Bill Harris at (931) 484-9152 or Jim Lam at (9310 484-5991 or jameslamb@frontier.com.

There will be no chapter meeting in June. 

 

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