Southeastern Outings will sponsor a dayhike along the Locust Fork River from Swann Covered Bridge to Powell Falls and back on Saturday February 1. A moderate 3-mile dayhike and picnic along the lovely Locust Fork River in Blount County near Cleveland, Alabama. We’ll view and drive through the genuine and newly-restored wooden covered bridge. Then we’ll hike along the river from the bridge and have lunch right beside Powell Falls. This waterfall drops about eight feet and carries a substantial amount of water. We’ll also view sheer cliffs rising over 60 feet right above the water. See a rushing river, covered bridge, high rock bluffs and a large waterfall—all along a one and a half mile stretch of river. Well-behaved, carefully supervised children age 7 and older welcome. Bring a friend or several if you wish.
Meet 9:00 am at the Kmart Green Springs or 10:00 am at the Cleveland Chevron.
Info: Joe Myers, 205/988-0741
DIRECTIONS TO MEETING PLACES KMart Green Springs-230 Green Springs Highway, Homewood, AL 35209. In front of the Garden Shop in the Kmart between I-65 and Green Springs Highway just off Oxmoor Road in Homewood. Next to the Burger King on Oxmoor Road.
Cleveland Chevron-36320 AL Highway 79, Cleveland, AL 35049. Take I-59/I-20 to exit #128, Tallapoosa Street Exit which is one exit west of the Birmingham Airport Exit. Tallapoosa Street is also Alabama Route 79. Turn right at end of the ramp. Take this road about 34 miles to the traffic light in Cleveland, Alabama at intersection with AL 160. Chevron service station is at far right of intersection.