Monday, February 25, 2019

Shiloh National Military Trail Hike/Campout - March 21-24, 2019

We will be traveling to the Shiloh National Military Trail in Shiloh, TN. and hiking the 14 Mile Historical Trail (SMT1) March 21-24, 2019. Cost is $45 per Camper/Hiker. Shiloh Military Park is the site of one of the largest and most strategic battles during the Civil War. It is located 100 miles east of Memphis Tennessee on the banks of the Tennessee River. The hike will consist of a 14 mile day hike planned for Friday, March 22. We will camp at a nearby campground Thursday thru Sunday morning  and return home Sunday afternoon March 24. We plan to depart for Shiloh at Noon, Thursday, March 21. Please already have eaten lunch or bring a sack lunch for the trip, we will not be stopping to eat. We will prepare an evening meal upon arrival at the campsite. Travel time is estimated at 4.5-5 hours. Bring your normal weekend camping gear and a daypack for water and lunch on the trail. Since you never know about the temperatures at this time of the year be prepared for possible cool weather by packing some cold weather gear/jacket/layered clothing and suitable sleeping bag. Include rain gear in case of rain during the hike.