Trails & Trilliums 2023 General Information
19th Annual Naturalist Rally sponsored by the Friends of South Cumberland State Parks with proceeds
benefiting South Cumberland and Savage Gulf State Parks.
April 21-23, 2003
The historic Beersheba Springs Conference
Center in Beersheba Springs TN (18 miles from Monteagle, 80 miles from Nashville, 60 miles from Chattanooga.)
All Weekend Pass is $75
À La Carte is $15 per session
Early Bird Registration opens Feb.12 for FSC members and Tennessee Naturalist Program
Open Registration begins Feb. 19.
This is a great time to join or renew your FSC membership!
Make it a weekend getaway at the scenic Beersheba Springs Conference Center! Choose from 90 reasonably
priced rooms (under $100 per room, $50 per person for double occupancy, and less expensive options for small groups or
families). When you register, you can make reservations for rooms and meals ... rocking chairs, fire pits, nature trails,
scenic overlooks, and great meeting spaces.
HIKES, WORKSHOPS, PRESENTATIONS
Three days of guided hikes and talks by 50 top naturalists from across the state. ... Stone Door, Savage Gulf, Greeter Falls, Collins Gulf. The trails, waterfalls, overlooks and wildflowers are unparalleled. This part of South Cumberland State Park, now called Savage Gulf State Park, has recently become our 57th TN state park. Help us celebrate!
For those who can start the weekend early, choose from a slate of 10 unique outings:
● Bran Potter: Literary Nature Hike at Stone Door
● State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath: Wildflower hike in Collins Gulf
● Mary Priestley: Trek from Greeter Falls to the Decatur Savage Cabin
● Or choose a canoe adventure, a walking tour of Beersheba Springs, a hunt for green salamanders at Suter Falls, or
a workshop on nature journaling, birding or nature photography.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY All day activities that include
Hikes, Workshops, Author Talks, AV presentations (Pre-Registration required)
Native Plant Sale & Vendors (no admission charge or reservations needed)
Children’s Activities - Hands-on wildlife, Fairy House workshop, Campfire cooking
(no admission charge or reservations needed)
Friday night Hootenanny & Cookout on the front porch of the Beersheba Hotel Saturday night Wine & Wildflowers at the Big Red Barn in Beersheba Springs, BBQ, music by The Sewanee Conglomerate
Late Night Adventures
Star Party, Moth Program, Night Hike to Stone Door, Campfire
With special thanks to our Supporting Sponsors