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Meeting Time: 8:00AM for 8:15 start.
Distance: 3+ miles
Moving time less than 90 minutes.
Radnor Lake State Park, is a 1,368 acre nature preserve.
We will start at the Granny White Pike entrance West parking lot, hike on the South Lake Trail at a pace of approximately 3 miles per hour without stops.
*Note that on good weather days Radnor parking can get crowded. Please allow plenty of travel and parking time. Pets are NOT ALLOWED on the trails*
Meeting Time: 6:00 PM
Meeting Place: Edwin Warner Park Nature Center
Hike Distance: ~6 miles
Estimated Hike Time: ~2 hours
Difficulty: Moderate, Fast Paced (~3 mph/20 minutes per mile)
Hike Leader: Michael Hicks
Notes: Dogs on a leash okay (Park regs require no more than 6-ft leash - you may be ticketed if you fail to use a leash!) This hike will be a combination of the Edwin Warner Woods (Blue) trail and park roads. This is a moderately strenuous hike of 5 - 6 miles with more than 900' of elevation change (details on trail map). Headlamps/Flashlights will be necessary on this hike. Trail Map (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikerhicks/9800982115/)
Time: Meet at 7:30 AM for 8:00 AM departure.
Distance 6 miles
Estimated time: 3 hours
This is part 7 of 11 of the paddling journey that will cover from Downtown Nashville up to Percy Priest Dam and then to Walter Dam in Murfreesboro.
*BRING YOUR OWN BOAT*
We will paddle Percy Priest Lake from Long Hunter State Park boat ramp do to explore Pear, Mousetail, Pondersa, and Hunter’s Islands for three or four hours. we will stop at an island 2 miles out. You can stay and relax here or continue to others. We will paddle back to island, regroup and return to the Long Hunter State Park Ramp.
Meet us at the public Ramp:
After turnning to Long Hunter State Park drive STRAIGHT for .8 miles to the boat ramp!
Frozen Head State Park
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Date: Saturday, July 31st
Time: 10:00 am Eastern Standard Time (9:00 am Central Standard Time)
Trailhead: Old Mac Trailhead (GPS coordinates[masked], [masked])
Distance: approx. 10 miles (optional 8 miles)
Difficulty level: strenuous
-Start at Old Mac Trailhead.
-North Old Mac Trail
-W Lookout Tower Trail to Frozen Head (elev 3284 feet)
-Chimney Top Trail
-Spicewood Trail (Option to go back to trailhead. 8 miles total)
-Judge Branch Trail
-South Old Mac Trail back to Old Mac Trailhead
At the end of Spicewood Trail, there's an option continue on to Old Mac Trailhead, instead of going to Judge Branch Trail. This would cut 2 miles from the hike.
Optional post-hike activity: Instead of going out to eat like usual, I'll have a charcoal grill started after the hike at the Big Cove Group Campsite #18. Bring your food or something to grill, drinks, and a camp chair.