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Hike - Old Settlers Trail - Wed., Nov.9, 2011

 

Tellico Village Hiking Club

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Depart at 8:00 am from the Cooper Visitors Center

 

Old Settlers Trail

Distance: 9.5 miles

Elevation Change: up and down 800 to 900 feet

Rating: Moderate

Driving Time: 1¾ hours

Leader:  Bev Hawkins 458-9708

 

This will be a one way hike with a shuttle.  The hike will cover a section of the historic Old Settlers Trail East of Gatlinburg.  On this trail you can see more evidence of 19th and 20th century community life than any place else in the national park.

 

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

Driving Directions: To be provided the morning of the hikes.

Car-pooling is recommended and will be set up the morning of the hike. Passengers are asked to contribute $6 to the driver to help cover gas etc.