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Hike - Cumberland Mountain State Park - April 8, 2011

Tellico Village Hiking Club
Friday, April 8, 2011
Depart at 8:00 am from the Cooper Visitors Center
Cumberland Mountain State Park, 24 Office Dr. Crossville, TN 38555
Distance: Approximately 7 miles
Rating: Easy
Driving Time: 1.5 Hours
Leader: Tom Dietrich   657-9190
This is an easy 7 mile walk in the woods.  The trail follows a stream and lake with interesting rock formations and rhododendrons along the way.  Although the trail has little elevation change and is rated easy, there will be many stream crossings so hiking boots and pole(s) are recommended.  We will eat lunch at the park restaurant overlooking Byrd lake.  We should be back by 5:00.  Be sure to bring water.

Driving directions: Take US-321 to I40 W. Take exit #322  turn left onto
TN 101/Peavine Rd towards Crossville.  Continue on 392. Travel 2.4 miles turn left onto S Main St. TN 28 S/US 127S.  Travel 2.3 miles slight right continue on TN 28/US 127S for .8 miles, park entrance is on the right. Meet at the park office on right.

Directions will be provided the morning of the hike.  Car-pooling is recommended and will be set up the morning of the hike. Passengers are asked to contribute $5 to the driver to help cover gas etc.