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Big Creek Trail

"If you don't know where you're going, you might end up someplace else." ---- Yogi BerraBig Creek Trail Distance: 2.1 Miles Out and Back Elevation Gain: 719 ft. Difficulty: Moderate but Steep It had been a long time since we had done any part of this trail.  Our goal...

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Pulliam Creek

Pulliam Creek

"If you don't know where you're going, you might end up someplace else." ---- Yogi BerraPulliam Creek Distance: 2.3 Miles Out and Back Elevation Gain: 417 ft. Difficulty: Easy Road Walk While Phil worked, I took the opportunity to hike Pulliam Creek Trail only down to...

Long Ridge – Turkey Gut – Stair Step Falls

Long Ridge – Turkey Gut – Stair Step Falls

"If you don't know where you're going, you might end up someplace else." ---- Yogi BerraLong Ridge - Turkey Gut - Stair Step Falls Distance: 4.1 Miles Out and Back Elevation Gain: 643 ft. Difficulty: Easy Road Walk We started out on Long Ridge Trail and turned left on...

Long Branch Trail

Long Branch Trail

"If you don't know where you're going, you might end up someplace else." ---- Yogi BerraLong Ridge Trail Distance: 3.5 Miles Out and Back Elevation Gain: 371 ft. Difficulty: Easy Road Walk All of the Wilderness and National Park trails are still closed so we ventured...

Blue Ridge Parkway Walk

"If you don't know where you're going, you might end up someplace else." ---- Yogi BerraBlue Ridge Parkway Walkabout Distance: 7.1 Miles Out and Back Elevation Gain: 535 ft. Difficulty: Easy Road Walk The Blue Ridge Parkway was closed due to the Pandemic.  We took the...

Long Ridge Trail

"If you don't know where you're going, you might end up someplace else." ---- Yogi BerraLong Ridge Trail Distance: 3.6 Miles Out and Back Elevation Gain: 358 ft. Difficulty: Easy This pleasant walk begins at the parking area. Walk around the left gate and along the...

Pulliam Creek Trail to Green River

Pulliam Creek Trail to Green River

This was our first time hiking in the Green River Gorge. The trail was wider than we are used to and it appears that it followed along an old abandoned wagon road. The footing was "soft" in that it wasn't rocky and there were no roots ... just a flat, wide earthen...

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