Past Meetup

Hike with Mike - The Gentlemen’s Swimming Hole - Rugby, TN

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We travel to the Big South Fork to hike a pair of short trails around water features. First, we visit the Colditz Cove Loop trail near Allardt, TN for a 1.5 mile stroll; followed by a 2-mile loop in Rugby to the Gentlemen's Swimming Hole ( (Ladies are now welcome.) While in Rugby, we will visit the historical district. Time permitting, we may explore other short trails in the area. Bring water, snacks, good hiking shoes and something to wear swimming. Limited to 16.


Meeting Time: 8:30 A.M. – Sunday, August 24th

Meeting Place: Merrell Store – Upper Parking Deck – The Hill Center Green Hills

Estimated Drive Time (one way): 2.5-3 hours

Hike Distance: Approx. 3.5 – 4.0 total miles with opportunity for additional trails

Estimated Hike Time: 2-3 hours

Difficulty: easy-to-moderate

Hike Leader: Michael Hughes

Notes: Bring swimming clothes, and perhaps a change of clothes as not to mess up your divers’ cars