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Observation Tower at Frozen Head+Fish fry+Brewery

Nashville Hiking Meetup
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May 12 6:30AM - 9:00PM

Join your hiking pals for a moderate-paced hike to the Observation Tower at Frozen Head State Park, followed by fish-fry supper and a stop at a Brewery.

Distance: 9.5 miles--Moderate to Strenuous for distance and elevation.
Map of Frozen Head and trail
http://tnstateparks.com/assets/pdf/additional-content/park-maps/frozen-head_park-map.pdf

1st Meetup: Home Depot I-40 East Exit 236 at 955 S. Hartman Drive Lebanon, TN Depart 6:30am Central Sharp
2nd Meetup/Regroup: Hardees at exit 300 Monterey approx. 7:30am. We will go in convoy on Tn-62 thru Clarkrange and Lancing to Wartburg.
We will be joined by Knoxville HM at the trailhead at 9:15am Central.

Please RSVP with integrity. If you've signed up, then learn you cannot attend, please change your RSVP to "No, Can't Go"
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Beginning at the trail-head parking lot(elevation of 1340ft) at 9:15am Central we'll take Spicewood Trail, 2.5 miles
the Chimney Top trail for 1.1 mile
then 1/2 mile on the steep gravel Tower trail for lunch at the Observation Tower at 3374 ft elevation.
There's a 360 degree view of the mountains and surrounding area. Bring your camera!
We will head back down on the Lookout Tower Trail 3/4 mile to the North Old Mac trail 3.6 miles to the parking lot.
Post-hike supper at Wartburg Volunteer Fire Hall. Menu: all-you-can-eat fried fish, hush puppies, fries, cole slaw, drinks and dessert. ($8 cash only no plastic)
One pint stop at Lilly Pad Hopyard Brewery in Lancing before heading home.

Please offer your carpool driver $10 to $15 cash money for gas, vehicle usage, and driving services.
Please be willing to volunteer your vehicle and/or drive. No dogs or young children please.

Park address
964 Flat Fork Rd Wartburg, TN 37887
Directions: I-40 East to exit 300 Monterey. Turn left under freeway to second traffic light just past the RR tracks.
Right on TN-62 thru Monterey, Clark Range, Lancing and Wartburg, turning left onto Flat Fork Rd. Continue 4miles past the prison to the trailhead just past the Visitors Center and the one lane bridge.
Note: Map programs will direct you on a 20 mile longer trip--follow the directions above.
Note: All times listed are Central; park is in Eastern time zone.

Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing. The weather may change swiftly. Bring water, lunch, snacks. Optional change of clothes and/or shoes afterwards.

Standard Notice:
Meetup organizers/leaders are not guides. Expect the same risks and take the same precautions you would take if you were hiking alone. You are solely responsible for your own safety and well-being. By signing up for and/or attending this Meetup event, you acknowledge, understand, accept, and agree that hiking and other outdoor activities can be dangerous and can cause serious bodily injury and possibly death. The organizers of this group and current and former members can not be held responsible or liable in any way for the actions of any participant - including you - at any event. All attendees participate at an event at their own risk and are solely responsible for any damage to their property, and/or any injury to themselves or their guests. By signing up for this event, you affirm that you understand this disclaimer, and that you knowingly and voluntarily agree not to bring any type of claim arising out of or related to this Meetup event against the organizers of this Meetup group.

How to find us:Home Depot I-40 East Exit 236 at 955 S. Hartman Drive Lebanon, TN

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