The Inn at Crestwood
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... 8221; that bypasses two of the stream crossings on Gragg Prong, so we could keep our feet dry heading back. On the last stream crossing, we were able to rock-hop across. Margo just waded across in the water, but Willie, the rescue hunting dog, didn’t want to get his feet wet, so he actually rock-hopped across following where Sandy had stepped. I had never seen a dog rock-hop before and ...
... rhododendron blooming along the creek. We rock-hopped across the creek and headed down to the base on the trail. The water level was fairly high and the rocks were wet, so we couldn’t get too far out in the creek, but still managed to get some good photos from the base as well as a couple other points heading back up. We then rock-hopped back across and returned to the car, making our way back to the campground for the night.
... Falls. There were a lot of cars here as this is one of the most popular hiking, camping, and swimming areas. We followed Hunt 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 ...
... about 2 miles and then turned right on FR 58. The trailhead for North Harper Creek Trail (266) was about a quarter mile down this road. We parked at the trailhead and started hiking down the scenic trail as it followed North Harper Creek downstream. There were three creek crossings between the trailhead and the waterfall, but we had no trouble getting across by rock hopping. At the top of the ...
We drove east through Newland and Linville and then took US-221 north. Not sure why the GPS directed us to take this route instead of the Blue Ridge Parkway, but it was quite scenic nonetheless. We could see the Blue Ridge Parkway above at several points, including a brief view of the Linn Cove Viaduct from below. We also stopped for a couple of roadside waterfalls along the way. One, right at ...
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