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Hike - Lilly Bluff Trails, Obed - Fri., July 11, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from Chota Center
 
LILLY BLUFF TRAILS-OBED SCENIC RIVER AREA
Distance:  6 miles
Elevation Gain:  500 feet
Rating:   Moderate
Driving Time:   1.25 hours
Leader:   Bev Hawkins   bevhawkins@aol.com   865-406-0297
 
Lilly Bluff Trails along the Obed Scenic River offers a start off climb on the Bridge Trail up to the Overlook Trail where there is a great view of the river, cliffs and bluffs.  The Boulder Trail offers a hike through the lush forest to a boulder field where giant boulders rest below the cliffs.  Finally, we will hike the Point Trail where we pass a natural arch and view from the bluff, with Clear Creek meeting the Obed River at the point.

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.