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Hiking Club

Wednesday Hike: Cumberland Trail - Hwy 68 to Black Mountain

  • 03/30/2022
  • 8:45 AM
  • Trailhead, Hwy 68
  • 6


  • For member hike registrations
  • For non-member hike registrations

Registration is closed

We will start this hike from the Hwy 68 Trailhead and climb through beautiful forest land up the southwest flank of Black Mountain. We will stop by Windless Cave and terminate at the top of Black Mountain where we will be met by impressive overlooks facing South and East overlooking Grassy Cove. Note that Grassy Cove is the largest sink hole in North America. Meet at Lowe’s (SE corner) in Harriman (Midtown exit 350) at 8:00 or Hwy 68 Trailhead no later than 8:45. Drive 50 miles RT ($2.50). Hike total about 8 miles, approximately 1300 feet elevation gain. Rated moderate.

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: Lloyd Chapman

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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