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Hike - Bald River Trail - Friday, June 24, 2011

Tellico Village Hiking Club
Friday, June 24, 2011
Depart at 8:00 AM from the Cooper Visitor Center

Bald River Trail (40 minute drive)
Distance: 10 miles (depending on when you turn around)
Elevation Gain: Gradual with some steep portions
Rating: Moderate
Leader: Gary Glesser (657-9677)

This trail starts at Bald River Falls in the Cherokee National Forest. The hike is rated moderate due to some short but steep portions. The river scenery is beautiful and refreshing. On the drive home, a stop at the pastry shop in Tellico Plains is recommended for a pastry, bread or sandwich.

Hiking boots and hiking stick(s) are recommended. Bring water and a trail lunch.
Driving Directions: To 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 $4 to the driver to help cover gas etc.