Meeting times

Monthly Meetings : 2nd Tuesday at 7:00 pm CT, Barfield-Crescent Park's Wilderness Station, 697 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro



Saturday, August 6, 2011

Upcoming Hike (s) Saturday August 13

 This Saturday, August 13 there is a Double Feature presented by the Highland Rim Chapter:
 August 13 - South Cumberland State Park, Monteagle, TN. Meet at the South Cumberland Visitor Center on US 41 in Monteagle to hike the 1-1/2 mile Meadows Trail behind the Center. Then we will drive to Grundy Lakes State Park in Tracy City to hike the 1-1/2 mile Lone Rock Loop Trail. This shady trail circles the largest of the four lakes and loops by Lone Rock Mine coke ovens built in 1883. After the hike we will eat lunch on a picnic table overlooking Grundy Lake. We will then swim in the cool, clear, spring-fed Grundy Lake. Facilities include a beautiful sandy beach, changing rooms, and restrooms. Bring water, lunch, hiking shoes and swimsuit. Contact Joan Hartvigsen at 931-962-0811 for additional information. Mary Priestly, a Sewanee Botanist will be on hand to help us identify summer wildflowers!

August 13 - Full Moon Float. Tims Ford Lake. Devil's Step boat ramp. Located adjacent to Fairview Campground off Hwy 50. We will paddle in nearby coves then disembark onto Devil's Step Island for snacks. Bring water, snacks, flashlight, and boat lights. Contact Joan Hartvigsen at 931-962-0811 for additional information.THIS IS AN OVERNIGHT OPTION AS WELL. Tony Jones & Joan Hartvigsen will be camping on Devil's Step Island on Saturday night. Anyone who wants to join us for a fun night under the stars after the float contact Joan.

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