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First Day Hike at Benton Falls 2024

First Day Hike at Benton Falls – Monday, Jan. 1 (10:00am to 12:00pm).  423-263-0050

This is your chance to partake in one of our signature hikes with seasoned Appalacian Trail Thru-hiker, Ranger Jeremy. This year, we will hike to Benton Falls and then back to the trailhead, making the trek 3 miles round trip.

The trail is moderate on a difficulty level (big decline and incline). Make sure to bring sturdy hiking shoes and whatever else you might enjoy on this beautiful hike.

WHEN: 10:00am. We expect a BIG crowd so we will leave promptly at 10:00am.

WHERE: 3171 US-64, Benton, TN 37307. Follow Oswald Road to the top of the mountain all the way to the Chilhowee Recreation Area. The Benton Falls Trailhead will be near the bathrooms.

  • $0 / Attendee with No Donation
  • $5 / Attendee + Donation
  • $10 / Attendee + Donation
  • $20 / Attendee +Donation
  • $20 / Donation (Not Attending) ($20)

PARKING FEES: Parking at the Chilhowee Recreation Area costs $3.00 per vehicle. Please bring cash and a writing utensil to pay the parking fee.

DISCLAIMER: This event will be cancelled if inclement weather occurs.