Friday, September 15th
Riders are welcome to arrive at Montgomery Bell State Park on Friday, September 15th to camp the night before the ride starts on Saturday, September 16th. On Friday, registration will open at 3PM at the Montgomery Bell State Park Ballfield Pavilion. The Montgomery Bell State Park address is 1020 Jackson Hill Road, Burns, Tennessee 37029.
Join us for a BRAT Welcome Party! During registration from 3PM to 6PM, we will have an afternoon of fun. Tennessee Brew Works will be on-site sampling their new State Park Blonde Ale beer. The Forge Restaurant staff will be selling beverages and dinner. We will have music, a silent auction, and much more!
Once you check in, we will point in the direction of your campsite or the Montgomery Bell Inn for your overnight accommodations.
At 6:00PM on Friday, we still have a brief Rider Meeting to answer any questions that riders have and discuss more about what you can expect on the route. State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath will speak about the beautiful region of Tennessee that you will be biking through for the next 5 days. Following this, we will have a great program about the Cumberland Trail by Park Manager Bobby Fulcher.
Saturday, September 16th
If you will be arriving on Saturday, September 16th, please arrive before 6:30AM and follow signs for registration at the Montgomery Bell State Park Ballfield. Breakfast will open at 6:00AM and the ride will start at 7:00AM.