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Hike - Abrams Falls - Fri., Mar.15, 2013

 
FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from Sloans Village Hardware Parking Lot
NOTE CHANGE IN DEPARTURE LOCATION
 
ABRAMS FALLS FROM ABRAMS CREEK RANGER STATION
Distance:  Approx.  11 miles
Elevation Gain:  Approx. 1400 feet.  Several steep sections
Rating:  Moderate to strenuous
Driving Time:   45 minutes
Leader:    Gary Glesser      865-657-9677    gglesser@me.com
This is an in and out 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 and mountain ridges.

 
Hiking boots and hiking sticks are recommended. Driving directions will be provided the morning of the hike.
Bring water and a trail lunch. Carpooling is recommended.  Passengers are asked to contribute $4 to help cover gas, etc.