Saturday, July 13
Buggy Top Trek
Meet Ranger Park at the Buggy Top trailhead in the Carter State Natural Area for a strenuous 4 mile roundtrip 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.
Big Creek Rim Trail
Meet up at the Stone Door ranger station for a 6 mile roundtrip hike along the Big Creek Rim trail as we enjoy the views and cliffs. We will be taking the Laurel Trail through the woods after we reach Alum Gap campsite. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes.
Sycamore Falls Critter Catch
Join Ranger Park at the Grundy Forest parking lot for a moderate 2.6 mile roundtrip hike to the Sycamore Falls and help him search for the aquatic animals that call it home. Wear sturdy shoes to hike in and bring water shoes to wear in the water.
Join Ranger Katie at the Greeter Falls parking lot for a short hike to see the Upper and Lower Greeter falls. We will be identifying wildflowers along the trail. Bring sturdy shoes and a bathing suit if you wish to swim.