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September 26 - Stratton Bald Hike. Hike from Wolf Laurel to Rattler Ford over Stratton Bald. 7 miles, moderately strenuous. Meet at Cheoah Ranger Station at 10 AM with lunch and water. Group size limit may apply, so contact Leader Joe Bonnette at 479-3855.
September 27 - Historic Belding Trail Hike. 2-3 mile hike led by local historian Marshall McClung and Hoot Gibbs, following the Cheoah River and Big Fat Gap Road. Moderate difficulty, but worth the effort. Meet at Cheoah Ranger Station at 10 AM. Contact Marshall @ 479-8630 for more info.
October 8 - Full Moon Hike. Hike to the top of Huckleberry Knob, highest point in the county, to see the Full Moon Rise. Easy 2.5 mile round trip, but bring warm clothes and flashlights. Meet at Huckleberry Knob Parking Lot at 5 PM. Contact Joe Bonnette at 479-3855 for more info.
October 11 - Old Bear Creek Trail/Road Hike. Follow Trail from Nolton Ridge Road to Bear Creek Junction. Moderate difficulty, 3.5 miles downhill. Contact Joe Bonnette for more info. 479-3855.
October 15 - Partners Meeting at Tellico Ranger Station. We will carpool from the Cheoah Ranger Station at 9 AM for the trip over the Cherohala and meeting, then possibly a short hike to Falls Branch Falls on the way back. Contact Joe Bonnette at 479-3855 to reserve your spot.
October 22 - Partners Boat Trip. Join the Partners on a boat trip across Fontana Lake to visit the remains of the town of Proctor and visit the Proctor Cemetery. Possibility of a 5 mile hike thru to Eagle Cove. $25 fee for the boat trip. Contact Dick Evans @ 479-2503 to make sure you have a spot on the boat!
October 25 Hike. Hike from Nolton Ridge Road over Cheoah Bald. 3.0 mile trip, moderately strenuous. Contact Joe Bonnette @ 479-3855.