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Hike - Turtletown Creek & Falls - Friday, July 8, 2011

Tellico Village Hiking Club
Friday, July 8, 2011
Depart at 8:00 am from the Cooper Visitors Center

Turtletown Creek and Falls (1 hour 15 minute drive)
Distance: 4 miles
Elevation Gain: Approximately 500 ft.
Rating: Easy
Leader: Gail Eades 599-6785 g3evolution@gmail.com

This is a 4-mile easy hike along a loop trail. This trail offers a very pleasant hike with a stop at the beautiful twin waterfalls. Further along the trail is a fabulous cascades where we will stop for lunch. With all the recent rain, there may be some muddy patches, so don't wear your really good, white shoes. There are no restroom facilities, but we may want to make a quick stop at the Visitor's Center in Tellico Plains.

Hiking boots and hiking stick(s) are recommended. Bring ample water and a trail lunch.

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