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Hiking Club

Wednesday Hike: Stinging Fork Falls Section of Cumberland Trail

  • 02/02/2022
  • 8:45 AM
  • Piney Creek Trailhead on Shut-In Gap Rd, near Spring City, TN
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  • For non-member hike registrations

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For this section of the CT, we will hike from south to north, along Soak Creek. We ascend and descend several bluff areas, and will see several waterfalls, including Stinging Fork Falls itself. The falls are part of the Stinging Fork Falls State Natural area and plunge 30 ft. in a fan shape, to the rocky creek below. Hike 11.6 miles RT. Rated Moderate. Meet at Lowes, Harriman, 1800 Roane State Hwy at 8am or at the Piney Creek TH on Shut-In Gap Rd. near Spring City, TN at 8:45 am. 55 miles RT= $2.75.

Pre-registration is required. Masks are now required for all those participating in carpools, shuttles or key swaps, regardless of vaccination status. You may also choose to drive your own vehicle to the trailhead.

Pre-register with Ron Brandenburg

Leader: Diane Petrilla

Leader contact information is included under Additional Information in the email you receive after registration.

For information about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, visit the NPS website or call the information line at (865) 436-1200.

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club

PO Box 51592

Knoxville, TN 37950-1592

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