Lookout Hiking Club Plans Saturday Outing

Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Lookout Hiking Club will have its first hike of the year on Saturday.

The hike will begin and end at Cravens House on the side of Lookout Mountain.

The group will take a trail to the left of the parking area. It leads to just below Point Park.

The trail goes near the route of the first Incline Railway that briefly operated before being supplanted by the current Incline. It went to the Point Hotel that was built just below the overlook at Point Park.

The hike will also go near the Narrow Gauge Railroad line that went from the Point Hotel to Sunset Station near Sunset Rock.

Some remarkable stone walls built by the Civilian Conservation Corps will be seen along the way. 

The outing will be led by John Wilson.

Anyone is welcome to take part.

For more information, call 667-5314.  

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