SEVEN MOUND TRAIL
CAMP BUCK TOMS
ROCKWOOD, TENNESSEE

The trail is for those who want to learn more about the Native Americans peoples who inhabited the area that makes up the Camp Buck Toms and East Tennessee.

 

Seven Mound Trail GuideTYPE, LENGTH AND SEASON OF TRAIL:

Scenic and Nature, ~5 miles, Open all year with exceptions noted in Council Calendar.
The trail must be hiked. (Physically challenged Scouts need not hike)

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR HIKING TRAIL:

You must be a registered Scout, Explorer, Venturer, leader of the Boy Scouts of America, or accompanying family member.
At least one BSA registered adult must accompany any Scout Unit.
You represent BSA so wear your proper uniform.
Follow the Guide To Safe Scouting.
Follow the principles of Trek Safely.
Follow the principles of Leave No Trace (LNT) and The Outdoor Code.

STARTING/ENDING POINT:
Jane Manly Museum

POINTS OF INTEREST:
Seven Indian Mounds
Beautiful rolling hills
Rugged trail

CAMPING: Yes, you must complete and submit Camp Buck Toms Short Term Camp Permit Application, if the camping is not part of a scheduled camping event. This form is found on the Council website.

 

TRAIL MAPS AVAILABLE: Yes
TRAIL WELL MARKED: Yes

TRAIL MARKER DESIGN:
There are numbered signs along the trail explaining the trail and the sites. The test questions will reference the trail sign that has the answer.

GUIDES AVAILABLE IF REQUESTED: No

SOMEONE TO MEET HIKERS AT STARTING POINT IF REQUESTED: Yes

AVAILABLE AWARDS: Patch (others?)

Each participant must fill out his/her own questionnaire if capable.
Present a completed Trail Questionnaire for each patch requested.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Great Smoky Mountain Council
Jane Manly Museum, Boy Scouts of America
1333 Old Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville TN  37909

Questions can be directed to janemanlyscoutmuseum@gmail.com