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The Cumberland Trail is a linear State Park in Tennessee. It is divided into segments and the segment I hiked was the Rock Creek Segment near Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee.
I hiked with about 10 others and we had a great hike. We started at the Retro-Hughes Trail Head and hiked 7.5 miles to the Lower Leggett Trail Head. We passed hilly terrain, waterfalls and bridge crossings with spectacular views.

The Tennessee Trails Association‘s Murfreesboro Chapter led this great hike. The members of our chapter that attended were Sara Pollard, Tony Jones, Ann Jacobs, Faith Bennett, Roy Duncan, Wayne Yancey and Craig and Lora McBride and we were also joined by several members of the Cumberland Trail Volunteer Organization who led the hike for us and gave us much insight to the trail itself.

For information on Tennessee’s Linear State Park, The Cumberland Trail, Click HERE. For information via the State’s official State Park website, Click HERE. And finally, for information on each of the individual segments, maps and trail information Click HERE!

Enjoy the pics!


IMG_2271There is always time for a little trail maintenance along the way. Here Don Deakins, Craig McBride, Roy Duncan and Wayne Yancey make the trail safe for all by removing some deadfall along the way!

IMG_2295Ann Jacobs climbs a ladder to go down to the bridge crossing. That is correct–You have to go UP to go DOWN!

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