The 16th Annual Waterfall Tour by Friends of Edgar Evins State Park is scheduled for March 18, with a few spots still available. Many go every year as the itinerary varies with different falls and restaurants.. This year the tour will include the falls of Waterloo, Ozone and City Park, with lunch at Golden Corral in Cookeville.
Transportation will be on a school bus from the office at Edgar Evins State Park to the three falls and restaurant. Sign-in will be at 8 a.m. and the bus will return to the park about 3 to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per person, plus the lunch. There will be rest stops along the way, including the gift shop at Stonehaus Winery at Crossville.
Reservations are required and are easy to do online. Just go to the Friends website at www.foeesp.com/waterfall-tour/. There will be a link to click that will open the reservation site. If assistance is needed phone the park office for contact information for Fount Bertram, president of Friends of Edgar Evins State Park. The park phone numbers are (931) 858-2114 or toll free at 1-800-250-8619.
The Friends of Edgar Evins State Park is an all-volunteer nonprofit 501(c)3 organization with the sole purpose of helping the park. All profits from the tour will go toward the park. For more information about the organization visit friendsofeesp on Facebook and our website at www.foeesp.com.
If you wish to make this an overnight or weekend outing there are campgrounds and cabins at the park. Phone the park office or go online at http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/edgar-evins to make reservations for lodging.
Edgar Evins State Park is located at 1630 Edgar Evins Park Road, Silver Point. The entrance is in DeKalb County, on Center Hill Lake, approximately 20 miles north of Smithville, 20 miles west of Cookeville, and 60 miles east of Nashville The physical address is 1630 Edgar Evins Park Rd., Silver Point.