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Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock
... campsites along this road and not
surprisingly, all were occupied on this holiday weekend. We stopped at
the end of the road before a big jeep mound and started our hike. We
were headed to the Waterfall on Burnthouse Branch, a tributary of Upper
Creek. According to Kevin Adams’ book, the waterfall was a little over 2
miles from the trailhead and at the end we’d have to ...
... passing several great
backpacking camping spots. As we approached the waterfall, the main
trail split to the left and we got on an unnamed spur trail that leads
to the falls. First we went down a steep section to the base, assisted
down the final part by a rope. There were a lot of people here swimming
in the water and hanging out on the rocks. Sandy and I ate lunch and
then I waded into the pool to get some ...
... Fish Falls Trail (263) for about a mile down to
Lost Cove Trail (262) right above the waterfall and got out on the
exposed bedrock. There were a lot of people here swimming, sunbathing,
and enjoying the falls. All of the primitive campsites around here were
full as well. Hunt Fish Falls is two relatively small drops that end
in a huge pool. Although not the most impressive waterfall in the area,
the ease of ...
... a few times to see some nice cascades on the creek above the falls. A few would almost qualify as waterfalls, though I'm sure that they're not named. It was getting late by now and we were both getting hungry, so we headed to Banner Elk and Sandy bought dinner for my birthday at Puerto Nuevo, a very good Mexican restaurant. Then we headed back to camp and built a fire before retiring for the ...
... parking anywhere on this road is now prohibited (and strictly enforced by state troopers and sheriff’s deputies I understand, although not from experience). So we parked at the picnic area at Price Park and hiked to the falls along Boone Fork Trail. The entire trail makes a five-mile loop, but we were just hiking the first 1.5 miles to the falls and back. Initially, the trail goes through ...