Next Meetup

MOVED DATE DUE TO WEATHER Cohutta Wilderness - Hickory Creek trail maintenance
• What we'll do Third time's a charm, they say, so we will try to avoid a third bad weather cancellation and plan for our next volunteer trail workday and hike in the Cohutta Wilderness. Join us on the beautiful Hickory Creek trail as we will be maintaining water bars for erosion control. Total round trip mileage is about 7 miles on this easy to moderate-rated trail. Car pooling and caravan opportunities are available. (email Robert at or Larry at • What to bring What to Bring? work gloves, sturdy footwear, lunch, 1-2 liters of water, and a daypack to carry it in. • Important to know Directions: - From Chatsworth, GA (intersection of Hwy 76 & Hwy 411), travel north on Hwy 411 for 11.8 miles to Cisco, GA. -Turn right onto Old Hwy 2, at the Cisco Baptist Church, and go 7.8 miles. -Turn right onto East Cowpen Rd, FS 51. There is a directional sign here for Rice Camp, East Cowpen, Hickory Creek, Horseshoe Bend Trails. -Travel on FS 51 for about 5 miles to the trailhead at the end of the road. Note: FS 51 makes 2 creek fords which are suitable for cars under normal conditions.

Rice Camp Trailhead

Old Hwy 2 · Epworth, GA

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Chattanooga Hiking Meetup is an outdoor adventure and eco-volunteer club that plans hiking, backpacking, camping, paddling, and biking events throughout the year ranging from easy to strenuous, local to regional. The aim of the group is to explore the natural beauty of the region and to develop a social network for people with like interests.

In addition to our regular hikes and other outdoor adventures, we also plan social events and organize community volunteer projects such as park cleanup and trail building!

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