UT Arboretum Society’s Third Saturday Hike for August

The Forest Resources Research & Education Center
Oak Ridge
Saturday, August 17, 2019
9 - 11 am

A mid-summer hike is a great time to explore the UT Arboretum and to learn about the trails on this short hike (1 to 1.5 hours). This month’s hike is also the easy hike for August for the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club. It will focus on the history of the UT Arboretum property prior to World War II when Oak Ridge became the “Secret City.”

Meet at the UT Arboretum Visitors Center, 901 S. Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge at 9:00 a.m. Please wear clothes appropriate to the weather and boots or good shoes for outdoor walking. Hikes will be varied in intensity level, and the route may be changed due to weather conditions or leader’s choice. These hikes are designed to be suitable for all, but the difficulty level of the hike is dependent on individual fitness. Be sure to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated at you hike. This hike will be led by a volunteer familiar with the UT Arboretum and the trail system. No pets, please.


Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the public.