Tennessee trail bikers enjoy traveling through the Volunteer State at all levels of expertise. Beginners and intermediate road bikers, as well as advanced mountain bikers. Whether they are fast city bikeways for the morning commute, or leisurely pathways for a relaxing weekend getaway, people in Tennessee have a lot of ...
October 9, 2017Carol
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
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
Each year Tennessee sponsors a free week of fishing in all public waters. Usually held during late spring or early summer, the week kicks off with a free day of fishing for all ages, resident or non-resident. The remaining days during that week are also free for anyone under the ...
August 26, 2017Carol
Once upon a time, not so long ago, America fought a terrible Civil War. Brother against brother, father against son, families, farms, and great southern plantations decimated and destroyed as the Confederate soldiers marched on toward inevitable defeat. Over 620,000 lives lost, and thousands of cavalry horses were killed or ...
August 13, 2017Carol
Near Nashville, Dale Hollow Lake is mainly in north central Tennessee, where it covers portions of Clay, Pickett, and Overton Counties. Small arms of the lake also extend northward into the Kentucky counties of Cumberland and Clinton. Dale Hollow Lake itself has a rich history. The old town of Willow Grove, Tennessee (The Drowned City) ...
July 7, 2017Carol
Cades Cove is a 6,800 acre scenic paradise located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park near Townsend and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. With nearly two million visitors a year, Cades Cove TN is one of the most visited areas of any National Park located in the United States. Cades Cove Tennessee belonged ...
June 20, 2017support
An important aspect of hiking boots is the support they provide for the ankles as well as a stiff support that helps the entire foot. While it does restrict ankle movement, the hiking boots will protect against such things as blisters that can crop up while walking for long distances. ...
June 20, 2017support
On a cool March Friday in 1972, John Wallace checked out his four seat airplane at the Charlie Brown Airport in Atlanta for a flight to Tennessee. The plan was for John's wife Youlanda, and their children Paul and Erika along with Art Smith, and Jack Pace to drive up ...
June 20, 2017Carol