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Field Trip: Crab Orchard Mountain Powerline Fall Flowers

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description: In this Cumberland County outing, we will caravan from Crab Orchard to the
powerline, then walk along the powerline right-of-way to see many species of goldenrods, asters, and other fall flow-
ers. The walk will be less than four miles round-trip, with opportunities to return early.

Meeting Place/Time: We will meet for caravanning at the Gold’s Gym/Books-A-Million parking lot in Oak Ridge (at
the end close to S. Illinois Avenue, near Salsarita’s) at 9 a.m. Eastern time, or meet at the Marathon station at I-40
Crab Orchard exit 329 east of Crossville at 10 a.m. Eastern time (9 a.m. Central).

Difficulty: The walk will be less than 4 miles round trip with opportunities to cut it short.

Facilities: None.

Lunch: Bring snacks, bug spray, and lots of water.

Leader: An email or call to hike leader Margaret Cumberland (, cell 919-339-0072) saying you
are likely to come is appreciated. This helps with planning and allows for participants to be contacted with any
change of plans.


September 21
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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