Wednesday, April 22, 2009

75 Hikes on the 75th: May Schedule

As part of the year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Jerry Span from the Fontana Hiking Club has organized a program called “75 Hikes on the 75th”. As the name would imply, there will be 75 organized hikes in the Smoky Mountains throughout 2009.

Below are the ten hikes scheduled for May:

May 2. Rabbit Creek/Cooper Road /Little Bottoms /Hatcher Mtn. / Abrams Falls

May 3. Hyatt Ridge / Enloe to Hughes Ridge / Hyatt to Campsite 44 / Beech Gap II

May 9. Lakeshore Campsite 90 to Campsite 77

May 10. Hazel Creek to Bone Valley

May 16. Ace Gap / Beard Cane /Cooper Road /Wet Bottom

May 23. Noland Creek to Campsite 66

May 23. Tunnel Bypass / Goldmine Loop / Lakeshore

May 24. Hemphill Bald / Caldwell Fork / Rough Fork

May 30. Forney Ridge / Springhouse Br. / Forney Creek to Campsite 70 / Forney Creek / Whiteoak Br. / Lakeshore

May 31. Miegs Creek / Miegs Mountain / Jakes Creek

For more information on these hikes, please email organizer Jerry Span at or phone: 828-498-2122.

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