Adopter Projects

CT Trailhead Adopters – Project Examples – Others Available (of Your Choice)

 

Ozone Falls Trailhead (Cumberland County): A CT Adopter donation of $1,700 per year allows for sponsorship of this Major Trailhead, on US Hwy 70, just east of Crab Orchard. This site preserves one of Tennessee’s earliest celebrated natural landmarks, a 100-foot tall waterfall along the route of Walton’s Road, the gateway  to  the western frontier in the late 18th Century. Annual maintenance costs are needed for litter removal, kiosk maintenance, and parking surface repair.

 

Brady Mountain Trailhead (Cumberland County): Existing Trailhead, classified as a Basic Trailhead, but requiring much more litter removal than other sites, due to its accessibility and visibility on Tennessee Hwy 68.  The trailhead provides access to Brady Mountain, which forms the western rim above Grassy Cove National Natural Landmark. Annual maintenance requires a CT Adopter donation of $1,500 per year.

 

Piney River Trailhead (Rhea County): Existing Trailhead classified as a Major Trailhead, on Shut In Gap Road, just 2.5 miles from downtown Spring City, providing immediate access to Piney River and Soak Creek for swimming, fishing, and picnicking. Formerly managed as a Bowater public recreation area, the dramatic scenery attracts continual visitation. Annual maintenance requires a CT Adopter donation of $2,500 per year for gravel, mowing, kiosk maintenance, picnic table maintenance, and litter removal.

 

 

CT Trailhead Builders – Project Examples – Others Available (of Your Choice)

 

Carr Gap Trailhead (Claiborne County); New Trailhead: Suggested $5,000 for gravel, bumpers, barriers, and kiosk. This is a CT Builders project that would entitle the company to perpetual recognition for construction of the facility. We anticipate the partnership of the Army National Guard in contributing the remainder of the construction costs. This trailhead is the only planned access to the Cumber and Trail in Claiborne County south of Cumberland Gap. It will be classified as a Backcountry Trailhead, just below one of the Cl’s most expansive overlooks.

 

Greene’s Lane Trailhead (Campbell County): New Trailhead: Suggested $5,000 for gravel, tiles, bumpers, barriers, retaining wall and kiosk. This kiosk provides access to Mt. Cloud, Hole in the Mountain Natural Bridge, and several scenic overlooks of Powell Valley. This is a CT Builders project and we anticipate the partnership of Campbell County government in contributing the remainder of the construction costs: It will be classified as a Basic Trailhead, just a few miles north of the City of LaFollette.

 

Daddy’s Creek Trailhead (Cumberland County): New Trailhead: Suggested $3,500 for gravel, tiles, bumpers, barriers, and kiosk. This trailhead provides access to the CT section along scenic Daddy’ Creek, just 4 miles north of Crab Orchard, along Hebbertsburg Road, This is a CT Builder project, and will be classified as a Basic Trailhead.

 

**Contributions will be managed by the Friends of the Cumberland Trail and are tax-deductible.** 

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