Welcome!

Welcome to the Friends of the Cumberland Trail, Inc., a group of folks interested in supporting Tennessee’s 300-mile hiking trail, threading through state park lands, natural areas, National Parks, historic sites, and Wildlife Management Areas, from Cumberland Gap to Chattanooga. We are hikers and housewives, students and senior citizens, businessmen and birdwatchers, physicians and farmers, musicians and historians, writers and river paddlers. But what we all have in common is the desire to preserve our rich Cumberland Mountain heritage and to share these stories through the Cumberland Trail. Friends of the Cumberland Trail is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Continue reading