Wednesday, March 3, 2010

John Muir Trail in Cherokee National Forest Maintenance Day

This Saturday, March 6th, the Chattanooga Hiking Club will host a trail maintenance day on the John Muir Trail in the Cherokee National Forest. Volunteers will be brushing out a section of trail that runs beside the Hiwassee River. Bring boots, gloves, lunch, and water. Contact activity leader John Rowland to learn details and to volunteer.

The John Muir Trail is a 20.7 mile National Recreation Trail in eastern Tennessee that runs along the north side of the Hiwassee River in the Cherokee National Forest. It's named for naturalist John Muir and is said to follow the path he took during his travels from Kentucky to Florida.

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