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Hiking Tennessee

Hiking Tennessee

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    Hiking Tennessee is your complete guide to 83 of the most scenic day hikes in the Volunteer State. From the Pioneer Trail in Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park to the Hidden Passage Trail in Pickett State Park to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this handy guide will lead you to the best trails throughout the state. In this one-of-a-kind resource, you’ll find the following features:
    • Detailed descriptions complete with GPS coordinates for every hike in all three regions of Tennessee
    • Special points of interest, including Civil War–era and Native American historical sites; descriptions of the topography, flora, fauna, and climate; estimated hiking time and distance; and difficulty ratings for each trail
    • Phone numbers and websites, park hours and rules, and available facilities for the state’s most scenic hiking areas
    • Easy-to-read maps for every park and trail to help you navigate your hike and locate landmarks and other points of interest
    • A convenient trail finder that provides a summary of each trail’s features and available facilities
    Hiking Tennessee brings to life the history, terrain, wildlife, and natural features of each area. The vivid descriptions of the foliage, animals, and well-known and local historical accounts of each area provide an invitation to explore and experience the trails for yourself. Hiking Tennessee is your guide to enjoying the great outdoors!

    Table of Contents

    Introduction: How to Use This Guide

    West Tennessee
    1. Big Cypress Tree State Park
    2. Big Hill Pond State Park
    3. Chickasaw State Park
    4. Fort Pillow State Historic Park
    5. Meeman-Shelby State Park
    6. Natchez Trace State Park
    7. Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park
    8. Paris Landing State Park
    9. Pickwick Landing State Park
    10. Pinson Mounds State Park
    11. Reelfoot Lake State Park
    12. T.O. Fuller State Park

    Middle Tennessee
    13. Bledsoe Creek State Park
    14. Burgess Falls State Park
    15. Cedars of Lebanon State Park
    16. Cordell Hull State Park
    17. Cumberland Mountain State Park
    18. Cummins Falls State Park
    19. David Crockett State Park
    20. Dunbar Cave State Park
    21. Edgar Evins State Park
    22. Fall Creek Falls State Park
    23. Harpeth River State Park
    24. Henry Horton State Park
    25. Johnsonville State Park
    26. Long Hunter State Park
    27. Montgomery Bell State Park
    28. Mousetail Landing State Park
    29. Old Stone Fort State Park
    30. Pickett State Park
    31. Port Royal State Park
    32. Radnor Lake State Park
    33. Rock Island State Park
    34. Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park
    35. South Cumberland State Park/Savage Gulf
    36. Standing Stone State Park
    37. Tims Ford State Park

    East Tennessee
    38. Big Ridge State Park
    39. Booker T. Washington State Park
    40. Cove Lake State Park
    41. (Justin P. Wilson) Cumberland Trail State Park
    42. Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park
    43. Fort Loudoun State Park
    44. Frozen Head State Park
    45. Hiawassee-Ocoee River State Park
    46. Harrison Bay State Park
    47. Indian Mountain State Park
    48. Norris Dam State Park
    49. Panther Creek State Park
    50. Red Clay State Park
    51. Roan Mountain State Park
    52. Sycamore Shoals State Park
    53. Warriors' Path State Park

    In Addition:
    54. Big South Fork Nat’l River & Scenic Area (Middle)
    55. Great Smoky Mountains National Park (East)
    56. Appalachian Trail (East)
    57. Cherokee National Forest (East)

    About the Author

    Victoria Logue is a member of the Appalachian Long Distance Trail Association and Conservancy. She has served as the editor of the Old Dominion Sierran, Brunswick News lifestyle section, and Georgia's Coastal Illustrated. She was also a contributing editor for Outdoor Traveler, Mid-Atlantic Region. Victoria is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with degrees in geology and German. After graduation, Victoria worked as a writer for two daily newspapers in Georgia, the Warner Robins Daily Sun and the Rome News-Tribune. During that time, she garnered awards for her feature writing and personal columns from the Georgia Press Association and the Special Olympics.

    In 1988, Victoria and her husband Frank hiked the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail. For six months they backpacked across the backbone of the eastern United States from Georgia to Maine. Upon returning home, the Logues wrote their first book, The Appalachian Trail Backpacker. They wrote other books related to hiking, the outdoors, and travel, including Victoria’s Hiking and Backpacking: Essential Skills to Advanced Techniques. The books they coauthored include The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Day Hikes, The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes, Kids Outdoors, Touring the Backroads of North and South Georgia, Georgia Outdoors, and The Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Logues have also supplied writing and photography to a variety of regional, national, and international magazines.

    Victoria has appeared on CNN and numerous local TV and talk radio shows. She was a guest on the Discovery Channel series Go For It. For more than two years, she and Frank hosted a weekly online chat on long-distance hiking for Backpacker magazine. Victoria resides in Savannah, Georgia.