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Left early in the morning to beat the heat but still came home soaking wet. Super great trail system. Old main line trail runs along the stream. The Backside trail was a bit rocky with an Incline. Saw 6 deer on the Daniel Rd. trail. - No:1 Church loop trail is on the edge of the mountain. Would be a great view in the winter time. The Switchplate trail is just that. The trees are marked with a home electrical switchplate. That's a first for me.

walking
5 days ago

It was fun Sunday afternoon hiking with the family. It was our first hiking with our 3 years d daughter and she did awesome! She needed some assistance but most of the trail was wider and she was able to walk by herself! Will go back for sure!!

hiking
11 days ago

Had to leave the Appalachian Trail due to knee pain on the Downhills. I am Backpacking this area until things get better. 3 to 6 mile day hikes will keep me conditioned so you may see an Old Senior hiking with a Backpack. I carry 13 Lbs. of base weight in my pack and it also helps my back too. If you have a back problem wear a back brace and include a backpack. The pack helps hold your back in a upright position. Nice flat paved trails with a few natural earth cutoffs.

trail running
1 month ago