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This morning we went to church with Karen and Bill at "The Big White Church" - Bethlehem First Methodist in Bethlehem. Karen had told us that Parker is leaving in June, so this was the last time for us to hear him preach.
We went to the contemporary service at 9:30 and then the traditional service at ...
... started getting more narrow, steep, and
rocky as we progressed. At points, there was fencing on the side of the
trail to prevent a fall into the creek. Of course as the trail started
getting more difficult, it started to rain, making this hike even more
difficult. At one point as we neared Panther Creek Falls, we found
shelter under rock outcrop from the rain, hoping to wait it out. But
the rain didn’t seem to ...
... up towards the
waterfalls. About half way, a staircase leads down to rocks at the base
of the Lower Falls. After we got some pictures from here, we continued
on up the trail to the wooden overlook for the Upper Falls. On the
hike back, we could see both waterfalls from some places along the
trail, but they were partially obscured by the trees. From here, we
continued on Helton Creek and Hatchet Creek Roads ...
... different angles. From the big rock to the right of the
falls, a rainbow was visible in the spray. We stayed here for some time
and then headed back. On our way back to Helen, we stopped at Hawg
Wild in Clarkesville for barbeque. There is another Hawg Wild in Pisgah
Forest, NC that we visit often when in the area. We had seen the place
driving in and thought that they were the same restaurant. It turns
out that ...
... up the trail. It was getting into the evening,
but we still had time for a couple more quick waterfalls. Back towards
Helen, we turned on Poplar Stump Road to Chattahoochee River Road,
parallel to GA-17, and drove along the river. The paved road turned to
gravel and after a few miles, we parked where the road crossed Double
Culvert Branch. Although there wasn’t much of a trail, we hiked
upstream along the creek. We got to ...