Event Information
Beginner-Moderate Day Hike @ Montgomery Bell
Montgomery Bell
Saturday, Jun 13, 2015 8:00 AM
Enjoy a beginner-to-moderate day hike at Montgomery Bell State Park!

Cost: Free for members & non-members
Registration required.

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EVENT DETAILS

Only seven miles 45 minutes west of downtown Nashville, Montgomery Bell State Park was once the center of iron industry in Middle Tennessee. Now the park features campgrounds, hiking trails, three lakes for paddling, miles of paved road for cycling, mountain bike trails, and a conference center. The site of the first Presbyterian Church in Middle Tennessee was also built on this site in 1810, and will be the starting point for our Beginner-Intermediate loop day hike!

When: Saturday, June 13th at 8am (trailhead)
Where: Montgomery Bell State Park
Burns, TN
Cost: FREE event. Registration required.

Trip Leader: Matt Lowe

Difficulty: This is a beginner-intermediate loop trail. The entire loop is 10.4 miles, but overall the route is fairly flat. This trail will take approximately 4-5 hours to complete, depending on the ability level of the group.
Registration Deadline: Online registration closes Wednesday, June 11th at 3pm
Group Size Limit: This event is limited to 15 participants

POLICIES

Children Policy: Open to ages 15 and up with parental supervision
Dog Policy: Friendly dogs on leashes are welcome on this hike.
Weather Policy: This is a rain or shine hike. We will postpone the hike with thunderstorms or heavy rain, but not light rain.
Cancellation Policy: This event has a group size limit, so if you need to cancel your spot on the trip, please contact TeamGreen@Lightning100.com in order to allow someone else to take you place in a timely manner.

ABOUT THE HIKE

We'll plan to meet at a designated location in the park (details are in the confirmation email), and hike the 10.4 mile "Overnight Trail." This trail traces the boarder of the park and features scenic views of Creech Holow Lake and Lake Woodhaven, while also meandering past the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and two overnight shelters. After a quick meet & greet, followed by some safe hiking tips, we'll head out on the trail. Participants should expect a 4-5 hour day of hiking, including rest stops, photo ops, and lunch break. Participants should plan to pack their own lunch.

Want to make an entire day at the park? Bring your boat, fishing poles, or bike and enjoy other great activities in the afternoon!

REGISTRATION

This event is open to both Team Green members and non-members. Registration is required for this event. A confirmation email will be sent immediately upon registration with meeting details and driving directions.