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New Liberty Blanchard Cemetery
3 Full Days with 2 Overnights
We will be backpacking approximately 35 Miles of the River to River Trail.
Meeting Friday 8 am at the New Liberty Blanchard Cemetery and driving 1/2 the vehicles to GOG Rec Area to Start the Trail.
**ITINERARY WITH GPS COORDINATES **
DAY 1 - 11 MILES
GOG Observation Area to Trail 001A
001A to the River to River Trail Connection[masked], [masked]
River to River Trail to Herod[masked], [masked]
Herod to Promise Land Camp[masked], [masked]
DAY 2 - 12 MILES
Promise Land to Rattle Snake[masked], [masked]
Rattle Snake to Rocky Top[masked], [masked]
Rocky Top to One Horse Gap[masked], [masked]
One Horse Gap to Concord Cemetery (Raum Road)[masked], [masked]
Concord Cemetery to Lusk Wilderness Camp[masked], [masked]
DAY 3 - 11 MILES
Lusk Wilderness Camp to Indian Kitchen Overlook[masked], [masked]
Indian Kitchen to Natural Bridge Arch[masked], [masked]
Natural Bridge back to New Liberty Blanchard Cemetery
Gear, Food, & Supplies for 3 days / 2 nights of backpacking
Fires are permitted
There are multiple water sources along the way
No backcountry permits required
Hammock or Tent friendly
1 decent sized water crossing at Lusk Creek on Day 3
Moderate to Rugged with some cellular signal
Ave Temps in April: 60s / 40s
Pace: Steady with a little time each day for diversions / breaks
I will be car camping at the New Liberty Blanchard Cemetery on Thursday night. Feel free to join me.
There is a Porta Potty at the cemetery.
Please use the GPS coordinates for the New Liberty Blanchard Cemetery because there is no real street address. The Williams Hill Rd address I provided will only get you close to Oak Blanchard road.
Daily Miles are approximate
I’ll send more updates as the trip approaches.