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Beautiful waterfall on the tumbling Falls trail and nice scenic views!

Summer Time Day Hike:
Sun screen and insect repellant are must

Complexity: Hard ( Because of distance and difference in terrain
Terrain: Rocky and flatland - Couple of ascents and descends. Not terrible but rocks make it difficult to walk
Trekking Pole: Since its long hike with rocks, better carry it
Foot Wear: I have seen people running in trail runners but i would suggest good hiking boots to protect your toes.
Scenic View: In 0.5 miles you will see a scenic spot. Sunrise mountain is on the way 5 miles in . Nothing fantastic after. You can even drive to sunrise mountain, They have build a huge building there.
Trail Markers: Trail markers are easy to locate. Just follow the white trail
Parking: Enough parking for 20 cars
Permit: No fees
Animal Encounter: I have seen lots of squirrels ( even though heard that there are lots bear sightings)
Overall timing: I completed in 8.5 hours at 2.4 mph with lots of photo breaks. Start early to do day hike
Streams : Couple of streams by 7/8th mile

Was a great hike, but definitely more like 20.5+. I day hiked it and it was rough on the old dogs. Very rocky and the rocks were very slippery. When you get to red blaze stay either straight and go left or go left. Right right takes you to a road. Overall a good hike.

on Tillman Ravine Trail

2 months ago

Nice hike with sounds of moving water.

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2 months ago

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2 months ago

Love this cute little hike. Stokes has always been home, and this trail is much easier, making it a nice treat.

2 months ago

I recorded this hike to be 20.5 miles starting and ending at the Culvers Gap parking lot. The majority is on the AT until you reach the southern edge of High Point State Park. Cross Deckertown Turnpike continue on the AT then turn around on the red trail.

Lots of nice views and plenty of wildlife. This is a heavily trafficked area so dont expect to be alone. Start early, rest often, and bring extra water.

3 months ago

One of my favorite places in stokes state forest. Beautiful views of the gorge. The rocks that lead down to the creek are deceptively slippery.

Yellow trail is the best.

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5 months ago

Short hike but enjoyable. Nice scenery .