Hamilton College Students Volunteering With Cumberland Trails Over Spring Break

Monday, March 13, 2017

A group of Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.) students are making the trip from Central New York to Soddy Daisy, to work on Cumberland Trails maintenance and restoration during part of their spring break, March 19-25.

 

The Cumberland Trail, a Tennessee State Scenic Hiking Trail, became Tennessee’s 53rd state park in 1998.

The Justin P. Wilson Cumberland Trail State Park contains a core corridor of 300-plus miles of trail beginning in the Cumberland Gap National Park (KY.) and stretching south to Chickamauga Chattanooga National Military Park and Prentice Cooper Wildlife Management Area just outside Chattanooga.

 

This trip is part of Hamilton’s 24th Alternative Spring Break, an annual volunteer venture which this year consists of more than 70 students going on eight different service trips to non-profit organizations. The groups will travel south for week-long construction projects, direct service work with children or environmental service.


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