South Cumberland hosts Trails and Trilliums

April 12, 2013 - April 14, 2013
Event By: South Cumberland State Park Address: Monteagle, TN
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Mark your calendars now for this 3-day festival celebrating the South Cumberland. A highlight of the 2013 event will be a keynote address by David Haskell, author of the acclaimed book, The Forest Unseen, on Saturday night during Wine & Wildflowers. Haskell, who will also lead guided walks on Saturday and Sunday, will be honored as the recipient of the Yeatman Environmental Education Award. Key events of the three-day festival include 15 varied hikes on some of the South Cumberland’s most beautiful trails, a great selection of native plants, the “Brush with Nature” preview party /art sale on Friday night, the Cumberland Wild Forum, music and vendors. A focus on families continues during Trails & Trilliums. “Ramble”, the State Parks’ raccoon mascot will be on hand along with native critters and an introduction to rock climbing. Proceeds from the weekend support South Cumberland State Park, the largest state wilderness park in Tennessee. For more information about registration and admission fees and a complete schedule visit www.trailsandtrilliaums.org.