9:00 a.m. Buggy Top Trek
Meet Ranger Park at the Buggy Top trailhead in the Carter State Natural Area for a strenuous 4 mile hike to one of the most stunning areas of the park. Hike through varying degrees of forest and see one of the largest cave openings in Tennessee. We will NOT be entering the cave due to White Nose Syndrome. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and snacks. Call for reservations: 931-924-2956.
11:00 a.m. Bird Investigation!
Want to see a few birds on the wing? There’s no better place to see birds of prey catching thermals as they glide past the cliffs near the Stone Door. Meet Ranger Katie at the Stone Door for a short hike to the cliffs to learn about our winged friends. Bring binoculars and sturdy shoes.
1:00 pm Laurel Falls Critter Catch
Meet Ranger Katie at the Stone Door Ranger Station for a short hike to see the lovely Laurel Falls. Along our way, we will be on the lookout for salamanders, birds, insects and any other critters that call the woods home. Bring binoculars and sturdy shoes.
4:00 p.m Grundy Day Loop Hike
Looking for an easy afternoon outing? Meet at the Grundy Forest Parking area for a guided hike through the Grundy forest. Keep a sharp eye out for the various woodland critters that inhabit the Cumberland Plateau! Wear Sturdy shoes and bring water.