Join us for this spectacular waterfall hike in the Laurel Snow pocket wilderness!The site is named after two scenic waterfalls, Laurel Falls (80 feet) and Snow Falls (35 feet), and features three scenic overlooks, Buzzard Point, Dunn Overlook, and Bryan Overlook (also known as Raven Point). Laurel-Snow is a 2,259-acre natural area located in Rhea County. The natural area occurs on the Walden Ridge of the Cumberland Plateau and contains a section of gorge that is deeply dissected by Morgan, Henderson, Laurel, and Richland Creeks. The natural area also has scenic creeks, steep gorges, geologic features, a small stand of virgin timber, and a wide variety of plants.
Required Items: Hiking Shoes and Cold Weather Hiking Attire,
Water - 2 liters, Lunch and Snacks
Recommended Items: Camera, Trekking Poles, a Smile!
Time: Meet at 8:00 am at Whole Foods Market
Distance: 5 miles out and back Type: -Out and Back Terrain: Moderate Rating: Moderate Expected Pace: Moderate 2mph Expected Duration: 4-5 hrs including time for views and driving Drive time: 50 Minutes
Carpool Location: Whole Foods Market 301 Manufacturers Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405-3299 Carpool Costs: Your driver will determine the actual costs, and divide among riders. Please be courteous and pay your driver.
Note: This is a cold weather hike. Please be prepared with layered clothing, gloves, and head cover. This is not a beginner hike!