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Good easy/moderate hike to just be outside. Trail was in decent shape but no views. No indication in description that we would have to cross a creek. Found a tree that had fallen across upstream & climbed over that way.

Didn’t hike too far in . We were just checking out the area and went in about half a mile or so. Looks like good views as you walk along the flank of the mountain Trail is open. You just have to access it from the campground area instead of the day use area. Just wanted to share.

Trail still closed from hurricane damage. Went to hike this weekend up to preacher rock. Had to adjust plan but all had great time. Just wanted everyone to know.

mountain biking
2 months ago

The trailhead location is accurate on this site and easy to find. It has a detailed map, parking and even a porta-potty.

The trails have a good mix of downhill sections, climbs and flowy single track. There is probably 50miles of riding out there.

I like to think I'm in good shape but haven't been on my bike in a long time. Even riding a heavier bike (trek remedy 8) I was able to ride continuously and had a good time.

I will definitely return and met some locals who say they ride there nearly every weekend without getting bored of it.

Beautiful hike dog friendly would recommend it

Hiked this a few months ago and enjoyed the peaceful environment. Enough up and downhills to get your heart pumping but not too strenuous.

Great Autumn hike. The Jake Mountain Trail Loop has moderate downhills and uphills. Nothing too strenuous. We encounters two Jones Creeks crossings, One was mid shin (we removed our hiking boots to cross) and the other we used rocks to cross.

Gnarly simple trail lots of hill and camp sites not much water

Gnarly simple trail lots of hill and camp sites not much water

Great relaxing hike. Beautiful scenery. You do have to walk along the side of a busy highway if you make the loop, but it feels so remote as soon as you hit the trail.

Great trail for a short hike. Nice incline. To make the full loop you have to hike along the highway. Dog friendly!

hiking
3 months ago

Small area fun for exploring!

Went to hike this trail today but it is closed due trees down and damage from hurricane Irma.

More work than I expected but it was beautiful.

Great place to hike with a few sneaky little hills!

hiking
4 months ago

An easy hike around a beautiful little lake. Very secluded, beautiful curvy drive to Dockery Lake Road. Rustic gravel road for last mile. We were there on a Holiday weekend and saw maybe 5 cars. No cell coverage, extremely isolated. I would recommend going with a group.

Easy short hike. Few hills. As long as you don't have health problems it is easy walk. Went to upper falls.

This is a nice short hiking trail with two sets of water falls, the upper and lower. The upper is about .75 mi from the main placard and ends at a wooden observation deck marked by a caution sign. The trail to the left of the placard goes to the lower falls, which requires a steeper hike of about .25 mi to another deck. The trails to both falls are well maintained. Trails that are not maintained continue beyond both falls, but we did not hike them. Great trail for hikers of all ages.

I enjoyed this hike. Challenging but enjoyable with good scenery and a stream that you cross often and can hear for most of the hike.

Good summertime views from Wolf Laurel, Cowrock, and Wildcat. Pump filter would be better than a Sawyer for this ridge line hike.

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