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Hike - Lookout Mountain - Fri., Feb.14, 2014

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014

Depart at 8:00 a.m. from the Chota Center

Elevation Gain: approx. 600 feet

Leader: Tom Ringenbach 865-458-0915 tommamie@charter.net

 

This hike will hopefully appeal to those who enjoy great vistas and/or Civil War history. Lookout Mountain 

was the scene of a significant Civil War battle on November 24, 1863. We stop for lunch at Point Park, which 

has a small museum, cannons, monuments, and signage documenting the battle. It also boasts fantastic vistas of 

Most of the trail is not difficult. However, there is a fair amount of uphill climbing on this hike. The trail is 

somewhat rocky, and there is a tall metal stairs to climb to enter Point Park.

 

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 $6 to the driver to help cover gas, etc.