Some of the best hiking trails can be found in Middle Tennessee, for beginner trail blazers thru the expert hiker. The following list will introduce you to ten favorites, all within 160 miles of Nashville. Bearwaller Gap Located along the Cumberland River near Carthage, Bearwaller Gap is a track for expert hikers ...
September 29, 2017Carol
Last year we decided to take the lazy man’s route around one of our local state parks. It was a fun fall experience, offering some Tennessee history while taking a hayride through Edgar Evins State Park. The pictures you see here were taken last year, but I recently discovered that ...
September 21, 2017Carol
Here is an event even the couch potatoes will enjoy. It is hosted at Standing Stone State park each year about this time. If the tournament itself does not appeal to you, the park is a great place to appreciate nature and you can spend a little time listening to that ...
September 15, 2017Carol
Tennessee State Parks has two climbing workshops a year at Fall Creek Falls State Park: one in the spring and the other in the fall. Cummins Falls Ranger Ray Cutcher will offer instruction in safety, the use of climbing/rappel gear and climbing techniques at this weekend clinic. This workshop is great for beginners. It ...
September 12, 2017Carol
Fall is approaching, and the colors of the season are truly breathtaking. A unique way to view and enjoy the fall foliage is on one of Tennessee’s lakes and rivers in a Kayak or Canoe. Kayaks are used for fishing or for recreational access to the ...
September 7, 2017Carol
As a country girl of German heritage born and raised in Wisconsin, I feel I have an inbred appreciation for well brewed on-tap beer. This past year Cookeville, TN opened three new microbreweries much to the local community and my personal delight. Each provides their own unique offerings, and together ...
September 2, 2017Carol