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backpacking
1 month ago

First things - We did not hike the entire trail. We only hiked to Earl's Ford (it was my daughters first backpacking trip and we wanted to keep it light.

I guess I was just hoping for more highlights. We thought a lunch at Earls Ford would be nice - play in the water and then work our way back... Earls Ford is beautiful and would be a perfect picnic spot, except for the car campers and ORV folks. Lots of trash and trucks.

The trail isn't used much by hikers - we saw 1 hiker over the past 2 days. The campsites are large, but nothing too exceptional, and they seem to be spaced out ever 3 miles or so. There were a few sections with lots of horse traffic (although marked as hikers only), and the spiders are plentiful.

hiking
Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Liked this hike. Saw about 4 waterfalls and a couple campsites. This hike was pretty much secluded. We ran into only 2 groups of hikers.

hiking
Sunday, July 01, 2012

Great hike with plenty of water along the way. Easily done over a weekend.

hiking
Monday, October 24, 2016