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Muddy Boots - Laurel Snow Trail
Monday, June 12, 2023, 7:45 AM EDT
Category: New Villagers

Muddy Boots - Laurel Snow Trail

Monday - June 12, 2023 (Rain date June 19)

Hike Description:  Laurel-Snow Trail is a 5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Dayton.  The trail has beautiful contoured trails following cool, deep coves that lead you to historic ruins, waterfalls and breathtaking overlooks.  The first 1.5 miles from the trailhead are generally easy walking along Richland Creek and old mines.  When the trail forks to the right, go another 1.5 miles to reach the Falls.

Length of Hike:  4.7 miles  Elevation Change:  708 ft

Rating:  Moderate challenge

Meeting Location:  We will meet at 7:45 AM at 100 Chota Road across from the Marathon gas station.  There, we will give a quick rundown of the hike, restroom locations and provide driving directions.  There is a $5 per car parking fee for each car.  Car pools will be worked out at this meeting.  Wheels rolling at 8 AM sharp.

Location/Distance/Drive Time:  Near Dayton at Laurel Snow State Natural Area, 61 miles, 1.24 hours.

Hike Leader:  Jan Jacobson  [email protected]  423-773-8105

Directions:  Typed directions will be give out at parking lot prior to departure.  

Be Prepared:  Hiking boots, water, snacks, bug spray and hiking poles recommended.  Hiking involves some exertion and often walking on uneven surfaces with rocks and roots.  While we do our best to describe any trail challenges and conditions, you are hiking at your own risk.  No pets allowed on the hike.

In the event of a situation requiring medical intervention during a hike, we suggest that each participant wear their Name Tag and bring a Photo ID (generally driver's license) and Medical Information Cards (Health Insurance Card or Medicare + supplemental Health Insurance Cards).

Lunch:  On your own.  Bring a lunch or suggestions will be made for restaurants. 

Muddy Boots Coordinat4ors:  Larry & Susan Gardner  [email protected]  905-892-2170

No registration - Open to all Villagers & Guests - Just show up!

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