HERB PARSONS - First Saturday of Every Month

THIS IS A 5.5 MILE+/2-4 HOUR HIKE AROUND THE LAKE... Come join us for a hike around Herb Parsons Lake. This place is close by - less than 5 miles from Collierville and just a bit more from Arlington. See directions at the link below. Much of the hike is lake side with great views. You will love it.

We will meet near the deck at the store/bait shop (you can see it as soon as you pull into the park). Bring snacks, water, sunscreen, and a hat. Wear and either sneakers or hiking boots and dress in layers. It is also good to bring a backpack if you wish to remove layers. Bring bug spray. Ticks are becoming a problem so make sure your bugspray works for ticks.


If you use google maps, it will tell you to take 40 E to 64 E to 269 S. 269 S is actually 385. Google Map of our regular meetup locations.

Coordinates for Herb Parsons Lake: N 35.13715°, W 089.62653°

This is an easy hike on mostly well marked trails, perfect for those new to hiking. We hike between 2-4 hours.

Call if you have questions or are running late, [masked].


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  • Gavin Anderson

    It was also great that Rav was able to join us this time! Always good to have him along.

    April 7

  • Gavin Anderson

    Good hike. A bit muddy, but not too bad. As always, a great group of fellow hikers!

    3 · April 7

  • Mac

    Great hike on a beautiful morning.

    2 · April 5

  • Gavin Anderson

    We will be heading around the lake counterclockwise in a few minutes. If you arrive late you should be able to catch up with us.

    April 5

  • Natasha Mayton

    We're getting off on Macon Rd now. Hopefully we'll catch you.

    April 5

  • Chris

    Hey Gavin we are meeting at the posted time 9:00 correct? I am not sure if you have switched to summer hours yet.

    1 · April 4

    • Chris

      With summer coming early in the day will be cooler but I'm good with anything.

      April 4

    • Gavin Anderson

      Yep, but we've found that participation drops off if an event is posted too early.

      April 4

  • Becky Brady

    First hike. Any suggestions on what to bring?

    April 2

    • Gavin Anderson

      Becky, you will definitely want to bring some water. We also stop for people to eat snacks along the way, so if you want to you can bring a snack.

      April 3

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