Tennessee Hiking Guide to the Cumberland Trail With Maps/Pics
Hiking/backpacking trail follows a line of ridges and gorges near the eastern
escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau. Will someday extend from Cumberland Gap, ...

  • &nbsp CTC's Guide to the Cumberland Trail &nbsp Experience Tennessee hiking and backpacking at its best! The Cumberland Trail (CT), a Tennessee State Scenic Hiking Trail, became Tennessee's 53rd state park in 1998

  • The construction of the Tennessee hiking and backpacking trail is a public-private partnership, an example of the power of volunteerism

  • Father and Son Backpackers Pause at River As a public-private partnership, the CT is being built and maintained by a cooperative effort of the and the state of Tennessee

  • It seems fitting that Tennessee, the Volunteer State, with its long history of volunteerism, is the home of this highly successful public-private partnership

  • This 'showcase' public-private partnership demonstrates the power of volunteerism and what can be accomplished when private sector visionaries and Tennessee public leaders combine efforts and resources

  • Furthermore, several miles of trail were built in the Cumberland Trail's northern corridor around the Petros, Tennessee area

  • Take a little time to pat yourself on the back - you have made a lasting legacy for the citizens of Tennessee and for hikers everywhere

    Cumberland Trail State Park
    Grassy Cove section.

  • The trail is currently being rerouted by the Plateau Chapter of Tennessee Trails so that it passes near the entrance of the recently acquired Windless Cave

  • Remnants of the redwoods of Tennessee, chestnut sprouts, grow along the trail as well

  • The trail is currently being rerouted by the Plateau Chapter of Tennessee Trails so that it passes near the entrance of the recently acquired Windless Cave

  • Southern Overlook, considered to be the best view of the Cumberland Plateau and the Tennessee Ridge and Valley system beyond, but consider taking a bit of time to hike the Black Mtn

  • Notice the heavy density of sprouting Sassafras and the Mountain Laurel - all indicative of the resilience of Tennessee's forests

    South Cumberland State Park Friends of South Cumberland Plateau ...
    Features maps and extensive information about the state's largest wilderness
    state park, consisting of 10 units scattered over 100 square miles in Franklin, ...

  • Supporting South Cumberland: Tennessee's Largest State Wilderness Park South Cumberland is the Southeast's Premier Destination for Hiking Backpacking, Waterfalls, Wildflowers and Family Adventure Friends of South Cumberland State Recreation Area, Inc

  • is a group of 100-percent volunteer citizens dedicated to supporting the South Cumberland State Recreation Area, Tennessee's largest state wilderness park

  • A 1993 law passed by the Tennessee General Assembly allows state parks to contract with and receive financial assistance from a friends group organized according to the law

    Fort Loudoun
    Background on this French and Indian War frontier garrison active in the years
    1756-1760, photos of the restored site and living history activities there, ...


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    Friends of Fall Creek Falls State Park, Inc.
    A non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving the natural and
    cultural riches of the park.

  • Tennessee's Largest state park, with over 22, 000 acres, Fall Creek Falls State Park offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the South

    Cordell Hull Birthplace and Museum State Park
    Website maintained by the "Friends of Cordell Hull" group provides photos,
    namesake's biography, membership information, announcements of special events, ...

    Sierra Club - Tennessee State Chapter
    Chapter newsletters and links to local groups around the state.

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  • Save Our Smokies! The Tennessee Legislature : 07/08/2006 04/24/2006 03/06/2006 (find your state legislator) (U.S

  • Tennessee Water Sentinels: Please see the web-page at: to learn of the activities of the Tennessee Water Sentinels and how you can help

  • Join the Sierra Club Tennessee Chapter: State Chapter Meetings: Fall: October 20-22, 2006 , Pickett State Park, hosted by the Middle Tennessee Group, Chair: David Bordenkircher, dabordenkircher @

    Tennessee American Water Resources Association
    Information about the organization and its annual symposium, plus links to related

  • Past Symposia: Welcome to Tennessee American Water Resources Association! The Tennessee Section of the American Water Resources Association strives to promote the advancement of water resources research, planning, and education by providing an annual forum to exchange multidisciplinary ideas about water issues throughout Tennessee and the surrounding region

  • The Tennessee Section has provided this annual forum since 1988

  • With the success of the Sixteenth Tennessee Water Resources Symposium, preparations are well under way for the seventeenth annual symposium at Montgomery Bell State park, April 17-19, 2007

  • Tennessee Section American Water Resources Association 640 Grassmere Park, Suite 100 Nashville, TN 37211 (615) 837-4720 phone (615) 837-4783 FAX Maintainer: Last update: Wednesday, 23-Aug-2006 18:11:39 EDT URL: /index.html || ||

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    Pikeville, Tennessee Bed and Breakfast Inn - Fall Creek Falls Bed ...
    A new country manor home located one mile north of the entrance to Fall Creek
    Falls State Resort Park.

    Frozen Head State Park
    History and description from Smokies Magazine site.

  • Frozen Head State Park and Natural Area is situated in the beautiful Cumberland Mountains of Eastern Tennessee near Wartburg

  • The 11, 869 acres of relatively undisturbed forest contain some of the richest wildflower areas in Tennessee

  • Frozen Head, elevation 3324, is one of the highest peaks in Tennessee west of the Great Smoky Mountains, and from its observation tower one has a commanding view of the surrounding region

  • The Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee Ridge and Valley, and the Great Smoky Mountains are plainly visible on a clear day

  • The parks lush vegetation, small streams, waterfalls and beautiful mountains make Frozen Head one of Tennessee's most scenic parks

  • State law provides for a 50% discount for senior citizens who reside in Tennessee

  • Frozen Head is one of the best areas in Tennessee for hiking and backpacking

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    Jackson-Crockett's Tennessee Guide
    An insider's guide to Tennessee with candid information from someone who's lived
    in all parts of the state. State map, extensive visitor tips, suggested tour ...

  • AROUND THE USA Tennessee is complex, historical and interesting Prepare to be surprised by Tennessee

  • Your guide is one of the few people to have lived in all three of Tennessee's Grand Divisions, and we'll give you a comprehensive and candid overview of the state with in-depth information on special areas

  • The Tennessee Bicentennial stamp was issued in 1996 by the U.S

  • [] Detailed Jackson-Crockett Pages The Big Picture Tennessee is a big state

  • In Memphis, you are closer to the Great Lakes or to the Gulf of Mexico than you are to the eastern tip of Tennessee

  • East Tennessee While the Tennessee Valley is its dominant feature, East Tennessee is known as 'the mountains' to many people

  • Early agriculture in East Tennessee was primarily family farms, which reflects the rock-ribbed self reliance that still typifies the area and which meant few slaves in the 19th Century

  • When Tennessee seceded to join the Confederacy, East Tennessee unsuccessfully attempted to leave the state and stick with the Union, a la West Virginia

  • The Industrial Revolution put factories into East Tennessee -- particularly shoe, textile and steel mills -- while the demand for coal stimulated the mining industry

    East Tennessee mountain bike rides
    Trail descriptions and maps for mountain biking in and Knoxville, the Smoky
    Mountains, Oak Ridge, the Cumberland Plateau and Cumberland Mountains, ...

  • East Tennessee mountain bike rides So many trails, so little time

  • The following are brief descriptions (plus maps and pictures) of various East Tennessee mountain bike rides

  • YAFT (yet another fire tower) (WMA) rolling dirt roads (WMA) Links authored by others more info on Chilhowee, Chestnut, Edward's Pt Cowan/Sewanee county park, Columbia, TN more Buffalo and Bays Mountain, NTMBA Warriors' Path State Park and and Nashville other Tennessee SORBA's list of Tennessee trails or TN trails in TN North Carolina's Nantahala National Forest Pisgah National Forest and rides, Pisgah, Nantahala, trails in the NC and maps, gps and and and and other western Virginia 57 miles (former railway) and in TN, NC, SC, GA Georgia Silver Comet, Virginia Creeper, Chief Ladiga, Wild Horse South Carolina mountain biking in West Virginia more paved and SOR southeast bikepath or or and and waterfalls, arches, balds, etc

  • David Moore's book has trail descriptions and maps for many areas of Tennessee

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    State Parks in Florida
    Official site of the Florida Park Service. Information on parks, fees, events,
    gift shop and visitor feedback.

    Tennessee Maps - Perry-CastaƱeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
    Historic maps, maps of parks, and statewide maps in the Perry-CastaƱeda Library
    Map Collection.

  • | SEARCH: choose an area to search > > > Tennessee Maps Other Map Sites Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection Tennessee Maps State Maps JPEG format (166K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers

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    Southeast Tennessee Tourism: Southeast Tennessee - Official ...
    Guide to attractions and events in this 10-county region, including accommodations,
    dining, arts and culture, antiques, farm visits, ecotourism, history, ...

    Local government information pages.

  • As of 1997, the Town has become one of the ten fastest growing communities in Tennessee

  • Information provided by Don Martin, Local Planning Division of the Tennessee Economic Development Commission of the State of Tennessee

  • This Fire Department prides itself in its level of training and was the first all-volunteer department in the State of Tennessee to achieve an ISO rating of 5, which it improved this score last year with its current rating of 4

  • Amanda Monroe, Parks Manager - 615/952-211 0 The Town of Kingston Springs which comprises a total land area of some 4 square miles is located approximately 21 miles west of Nashville, Tennessee in southwest Cheatham County

  • The Harpeth River located throughout Kingston Springs Kingston Springs City Hall: , or call 615/952-2110 Members of the Kingston Springs Police Department City Park Fishing Rodeo Public Notices SEALED BIDS The Town of Kingston Springs, Tennessee is accepting sealed bids for the following: Fully constructed, poured concrete slab in City Park at 500 Park Street at least 1200 square feet in area and at least 6 inches thick to be used as a Skate Park foundation

    Friends of the Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area
    Nonprofit volunteer group supporting the preservation and appreciation of this
    site, the location of a Native American village. Announcements of activities ...

  • fsfindex Friends of the Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area Wilson County, Tennessee Native American Sandstone Statues (Composite) Mississippian Village (Interpretive) Village Overview (Interpretive) The interpretive kiosk at Sellar Farm Jeff Rogers Unearthed the prehistoric stone statues in 1939 at The Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area, Wilson County, Tennessee The U.S

  • the last prehistoric cultural period of the southeastern United States spread into the Middle Cumberland River Valley including middle Tennessee

  • One of the best preserved Native American mound/villages is at the southeastern edge of modern Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee and is known today as the Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area

  • Putnam's 1877 report, ' Archeological Explorations in Tennessee ' ' The most important of my explorations were those within the Earthworks near Lebanon in Wilson Co., and about sixty miles east from Nashville

  • Samuel Crockett, included in the estate of the Lindsley family, who were earlier settlers in the county, are the remains of an extensive settlement of the Moundbuilders of Tennessee

  • 1938 / 1939 the renowned prehistoric stone statue, known as 'Sandy' along with a statue of a female was unearthed by tenant farmer Jeff Rogers on the property now known as the Sellars Farm State Archaeological Area, Wilson County, Tennessee

    Descriptions of Middle Tennessee recreational areas, including photographs and

    Tennessee Wildflowers 2006: Hikes, Events, & Photo Galleries
    Photos of wildflowers found on hikes throughout the state.

  • Spring 2006 Guide to Tennessee Wildflowers Please call ahead to confirm information about hikes & events

  • Hikes by location/sponsor March 2006 Su M Tu W Th F Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 April 2006 Su M Tu W Th F Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 May 2006 Su M Tu W Th F Sa 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 2006 Photo Gallery of Tennessee Wildflowers Editor: Cheryl Hiers Click below on thumbnail for enlarged photo of each flower

  • : Calendar of 2006 Hikes & Events Here's where and when to see wildflowers in Middle Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

  • The last three weekends have had some spotty weather--cold and raining and fraught with tornodoes at times here in middle Tennessee

  • Vanderbilt University biologist Steve Baskauf has compiled an extensive collection of photos and bloom dates of southeastern flora at 03.12.06: Wildflower Hikes First Announcement The first round announcement of wildflower hikes in Tennesseee is being posted today

    Maps of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    The history of mapping of the park area, with examples of many maps. Maps include
    early historical maps, USGS (United States Geological Survey) and topographic ...

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park, encompassing some of the oldest mountains on earth, is located in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee

  • Its maps of Tennessee and North Carolina vary considerably in the amount of information given

  • The 1861 Johnson and Browning identifies the "Iron or Great Smokey Mts, " as well as Cade's Cove in Tennessee, which was first settled by Americans in the early nineteenth century

  • This map, showing the mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, provides the kinds of information later found on U.S

  • Environmental Maps State of Tennessee, roadless and undeveloped area evaluation II..., 1979

  • This map shows the in Tennessee

  • Department of Agriculture's Soil Conservation Service conducted reconnaissance and produced maps of the results for both North Carolina and Tennessee

  • The report was illustrated with located in northeastern Tennessee

  • Government Mapping in the Smoky Mountains: USGS and the TVA In 1926, the same year that Congressional approval of the concept of a park allowed private fundraising to begin, the USGS produced an outstanding of the "Proposed Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina-Tennessee" at a 1:125, 000 scale


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