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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 828-498-2122.
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