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Hike - Abrams Falls - Wed., Sept. 28, 2011

 

Tellico Village Hiking Club

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Depart at 8:00 am from the Cooper Visitors Center

Abrams Falls from Abrams Creek Ranger Station (45 minute drive)

Distance: Approximately 11 miles

Elevation Gain: Approximately 1400 ft. in several ups and downs

Rating: Moderate to strenuous

Activities:  Hiking, photography

Leader: Dolly Garnett  408-2547     dandbgarnett@charter.net via yahoo.com 

 

This is an in and out hike to hike to Abrams Falls from the Abrams Creek Ranger Station via the Cooper Road Trail, Little Bottoms Trail and Abrams Falls Trail.  The trails consist of up and down terrain with a few steep portions and some rock hopping stream crossings.  Most of the trail follows Abrams Creek offering great views of the rushing water as well as views of mountain ridges. 

 

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

Directions will also 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 $3 to the driver to help cover gas, etc.