Meeting times

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



Chapter Hike Schedule


Sat. Jan 27 - Cumberland Trail. Brady Mountain Section. Crossville. 8 miles rated moderately strenuous. Joint hike with the Highland Rim Chapter. We will begin the hike at the Jewett Road Trailhead and hike north to the Brady Mountain trailhead at TN Highway 68. There are some rocky steep sections and a cumulative elevation change of 2000 feet. The Brady Mountain Section includes a beautiful ridge-line hike with a panoramic view of  Grassy Cove at Brady Bluff overlook. There is the option of spending Friday and Saturday nights in Cabin #27 at Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville. Sunday morning we will visit nearby Ozone Falls State Natural area for a half mile round trip to Ozone Falls. If interested in staying in the cabin, contact Joan Hartvigsen at 931-962-0811 or jhartvigs@comcast.net soon to reserve a space in the cabin. To sign up for the Brady Mountain day hike, contact Sara Pollard at 615-714-3610 or sarabpollard@gmail.com

FEB 2018


Sat. Feb 3 – Need Hike Leader
Sat. Feb 10 – Murfreesboro Greenway – 4 miles round trip rated easy. Leaving from the Fort Rosecrans trailhead in the Old Fort Park, we will hike to Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village.  There we will enjoy a sack lunch and explore the historic village.  Then we will return to the Fort trailhead where those interested can take a short hike on the interpretive loop around the remains of the Fort.  Bring water and lunch and wear good walking shoes. Contact Jennifer Zahn at 615-943-8853 or jenzahn@gmail.com for more information.
Tue. Feb 13 - Chapter Meeting 7:00 pm. Barfield Crescent Park Wilderness Station. We will have a great program from Ellen Clark and Lou Laratta , from the Columbia/Franklin chapter, concerning their trip to Antarctica. They will present a slide show and some interesting insights into the Southern Hemisphere.
Sat. Feb 17 - Need Hike Leader
Sat. Feb 24Cheeks Bend – Part of the Duck River State Natural Area Complex. The 1.8 mile balloon trail has scenic overlooks on the Duck River. The trail is relatively flat, so rated easy. There is also a short cave that leads to an overlook bluff. Bring water and snacks and wear good hiking shoes. After the hike we can go to a local restaurant for lunch. Contact Jennifer Zahn at 615-943-8853 or jenzahn@gmail.com for more information.


Feb 24 – Need Hike Leader

MARCH 2018
Sat. March 3 - Need Hike Leader
Sat. March 10 – Long Hunter day loop - Jennifer
Tue. March 13 - Chapter Meeting
Sat. March 17 – Waterfall tour EE – Anna and Fount
Sat. March 24Need Hike Leader
Fri. March 30 - Friday – Good Friday hike – TBA - Sara
Sat. April 7 - Need Hike Leader
Tue. April 10 - Chapter Meeting 
Sat. April 14 – Shakerag Hollow - Sara
Sat. April 14 – Celebration of Spring – Edger Evans – Anna and Fount
Sat.-Sun April 21-22 – Backpack on CT – TBD - Sara
Sat. April 28 – Barfield Park - Jennifer
MAY 2018
Sat. May 5 – Stones River Battle Field - Jennifer
Tue. May 8 – (Tues) - Chapter Meeting 6:00 – Planning Meeting
Sat. May 11- 14 – Camp Smokys – with HR – Sara
Sat. May 19 – Duck River float – Duck River / with HR – Tony
Sat. May 26 - Need Hike Leader
JUNE 2018


Sat. June 2 – Trails Day – Trail work at Barfield - Sara
Sat. June 9 – Stones River float – Tony
Tue. June 12 - (Tues) - Chapter Meeting 6:00 – Picnic
Sat. June 16 – Cumberland State Park,   Mt Creek State Park - Bird Creek Trail - Sara
Sat. June 23Need Hike Leader
Sat. June 30Need Hike Leader


If you see errors, need to change something, or would like to add a hike:
Contact Jennifer Zahn at; Email -  jenzahn@gmail .com or 615-943-8853

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