The Unicoi Crest above Tellico Plains


Cherokee Hiking Club
198 Crews Drive, Benton, TN 373




John Muir Trail Work Trip
Saturday, October 6, 2012


Brief Description:   We will meet at Childer’s Creek Trail Head at 9:00 a.m.  The hike is a beautiful, easy 3 mile trail along the Hiwassee River.  It can be either a 3 mile or a 6 mile hike depending on time and car shuttle. The group will be doing some reconstruction of bad spots on the Club’s section of the Trail, in addition to picking up trash and lopping. Please bring gloves, Appalachia Powerhouse on the Hiwassee Riverclippers, water and a snack/lunch.  Trash bags will be provided. 

Directions:  If coming from Cleveland, go to and through Benton, turn right onto Rt. 30 towards Reliance, cross the bridge at Webb's Store, cross the railroad tracks, turn immediately right at Rosie's Restaurant and follow the road until you see the Childers' Creek Trailhead with the sign on the right. 

Length3 or 6 miles, easy 

Difficulty Rating: easy

Elevation Gain: almost level

Hike LeaderIf interested, please contact the hike leaders by Friday evening, October 5th.  Debbie Flower: 476-3907 or Clayton Pannell at 423-263-9730

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