2018 Cumberland Trail Work Day

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News Release Date: January 24, 2018

Contact: Veronica Greear, 423-346-6294

Contact: Matt Hudson, matt_hudson@nps.gov

Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning (TCWP) and Obed Wild and Scenic River will be hosting the annual Cumberland Trail work day on Saturday, February 17.

Volunteers should meet at Rock Creek Campground at 10:00 a.m. (ET). Trail maintenance will be performed on the 2.5-mile section of the Cumberland Trail between Rock Creek Campground and Alley Ford. This section was adopted by TCWP in 1998.

Participants should wear sturdy shoes or boots and bring work gloves, shovels, loppers, clippers, and small bow saws or folding saws (NO CHAINSAWS). Some hand tools will be available at the event. Volunteers should bring clothing appropriate for weather conditions, and plenty of water, snacks, and a lunch. Also sunscreen and bug spray may be needed.

The work day should finish at the Rock Creek Campground trailhead at 3:00 p.m. (ET).

For updates call the park visitor center, like us on Facebook as Obed Wild & Scenic River, or follow us on Twitter at @ObedNPS.

For more information, please contact the park at (423) 346-6294.



Last updated: January 24, 2018

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