Hiking Tennessee

Hiking Tennessee

by Victoria S. Logue, Victoria Logue


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Hiking Tennessee is your complete guide to 83 of the most scenic day hikes in the Volunteer State. From the Woodland Trail in Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park to the Hidden Passage Trail in Pickett State Park to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this handy guide will lead you to the best trails throughout the state. In this one-of-a-kind resource, you’ll find the following features:

• Detailed descriptions complete with GPS coordinates for every hike in all three regions of Tennessee

• Special points of interest, including Civil War–era and Native American historical sites; descriptions of the topography, flora, fauna, and climate; estimated hiking time and distance; and difficulty ratings for each trail

• Phone numbers and websites, park hours and rules, and available facilities for the state’s most scenic hiking areas

• Easy-to-read maps for every park and trail to help you navigate your hike and locate landmarks and other points of interest

• A convenient trail finder that provides a summary of each trail’s features and available facilities

Hiking Tennessee brings to life the history, terrain, wildlife, and natural features of each area. The vivid descriptions of the foliage, animals, and well-known and local historical accounts of each area provide an invitation to explore and experience the trails for yourself. Hiking Tennessee is your guide to enjoying the great outdoors!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781450492065
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Publication date: 04/22/2015
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 770,071
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Victoria Logue is a member of the Appalachian Long Distance Trail Association and Conservancy. She has served as the editor of the Old Dominion Sierran, Brunswick News lifestyle section, and Georgia's Coastal Illustrated. She was also a contributing editor for Outdoor Traveler, Mid-Atlantic Region. Victoria is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with degrees in geology and German. After graduation, Victoria worked as a writer for two daily newspapers in Georgia, the Warner Robins Daily Sun and the Rome News-Tribune. During that time, she garnered awards for her feature writing and personal columns from the Georgia Press Association and the Special Olympics.

In 1988, Victoria and her husband Frank hiked the 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail. For six months they backpacked across the backbone of the eastern United States from Georgia to Maine. Upon returning home, the Logues wrote their first book, The Appalachian Trail Backpacker. They wrote other books related to hiking, the outdoors, and travel, including Victoria’s Hiking and Backpacking: Essential Skills to Advanced Techniques. The books they coauthored include The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Day Hikes, The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes, Kids Outdoors, Touring the Backroads of North and South Georgia, Georgia Outdoors, and The Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Logues have also supplied writing and photography to a variety of regional, national, and international magazines.

Victoria has appeared on CNN and numerous local TV and talk radio shows. She was a guest on the Discovery Channel series Go For It. For more than two years, she and Frank hosted a weekly online chat on long-distance hiking for Backpacker magazine. Victoria resides in Savannah, Georgia.

Table of Contents

West Tennessee

1. Big Cypress Tree State Park

2. Big Hill Pond State Park

3. Chickasaw State Park

4. Fort Pillow State Historic Park

5. Meeman-Shelby State Park

6. Natchez Trace State Park

7. Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park

8. Paris Landing State Park

9. Pickwick Landing State Park

10. Pinson Mounds State Park

11. Reelfoot Lake State Park

12. T.O. Fuller State Park

Middle Tennessee

13. Bledsoe Creek State Park

14. Burgess Falls State Park

15. Cedars of Lebanon State Park

16. Cordell Hull State Park

17. Cumberland Mountain State Park

18. Cummins Falls State Park

19. David Crockett State Park

20. Dunbar Cave State Park

21. Edgar Evins State Park

22. Fall Creek Falls State Park

23. Harpeth River State Park

24. Henry Horton State Park

25. Johnsonville State Park

26. Long Hunter State Park

27. Montgomery Bell State Park

28. Mousetail Landing State Park

29. Old Stone Fort State Park

30. Pickett State Park

31. Port Royal State Park

32. Radnor Lake State Park

33. Rock Island State Park

34. Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park

35. South Cumberland State Park/Savage Gulf

36. Standing Stone State Park

37. Tims Ford State Park

East Tennessee

38. Big Ridge State Park

39. Booker T. Washington State Park

40. Cove Lake State Park

41. (Justin P. Wilson) Cumberland Trail State Park

42. Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

43. Fort Loudoun State Park

44. Frozen Head State Park

45. Hiawassee-Ocoee River State Park

46. Harrison Bay State Park

47. Indian Mountain State Park

48. Norris Dam State Park

49. Panther Creek State Park

50. Red Clay State Park

51. Roan Mountain State Park

52. Sycamore Shoals State Park

53. Warriors' Path State Park

In Addition:

54. Big South Fork Nat’l River & Scenic Area (Middle)

55. Great Smoky Mountains National Park (East)

56. Appalachian Trail (East)

57. Cherokee National Forest (East)

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Hiking Tennessee 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great maps. Helpful advice. Recommended!