Gem Theater program to highlight waterfalls
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Etowah — On June 15 at 10 a.m., Doug Byerly, forest recreation program manager and landscape architect for the Cherokee National Forest, will be at the Gem Theater in Etowah to give a 45-minute presentation and slide show on Waterfalls found in the southern portion of the Cherokee National Forest.

Admission is free.

There are more than 50 waterfalls in the southern portion of the Cherokee National Forest with names like Conasauga Falls, Bald River Falls, Gee Creek Fall, Coker Creek Falls, and Turtletown Falls.

Byerly’s presentation will be about those waterfalls that are most easily assessable by a Forest Service trail. A waterfall photography exhibit in the upstairs gallery at the L&N Depot in Etowah and sponsored by the Tennessee Overhill Shutterbugs will be open after Byerly’s presentation.

The Cherokee National Forest Adventure Map, which gives directions to six of the waterfalls and is sponsored by the Partners of the Cherokee National Forest, will be on sale for $5. All map proceeds benefit the forest.

Byerly’s presentation is sponsored by the Etowah Historical Commission, Tennessee Overhill Shutterbugs, and Etowah Arts Commission.