Skyline Lodge and Restaurant
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... the mountain. Eventually weaving through an area with a lot more vegetation, slightly jungle-like but without the heat. We took our packs off for a bit in order to get a little squirrly on a a mini boulder problem. It was slightly sketchy especially in hiking boots but it was so nice to touch real rock again...:)
Our next pit stop was along the trail when Bryan heard rustling in a bush. He declared it a bear (more likely a squirrel) ...
... with them. Before Jeff knows it, I will have our house sold and we'll be moving up there! Just kidding... kinda. :)
Tomorrow we are going to be able to see my family and spend some time with them. As of recently, half of my family now lives in the mountains! I have an Aunt, Uncle, cousins, sister, brother in law, niece, my dad and my step mom... all now in the mountains! It seems like a natural fit for our family!
... It was still early in the afternoon as finding Enloe Creek Falls took less time than expected. So on the way back to camp, we stopped at Oconaluftee Visitor Center. We browsed the gift store for a few minutes then took a stroll around the historic farm and got some pictures of the old buildings. Across the big open field, we could see a couple of bull elk grazing but they were too far away to get a good picture. ...
... At least I got some points. We stayed up until after midnight getting ready to load the van the next morning hoping it would not rain. The clothes were easy. It was getting all of the financial stuff together that we would need for a two month trip. Not only for Nick and me but for my sister and his mother. Finally we had everything we needed and it did not rain while we were loading everything. ...
... below us and the mountain in the distance. You can drive up to Sunset Rock, but there will be hikers or walkers on the road and few places to park.
Our next stop was the third largest tulip poplar tree in the US. It is located in the narrow, secluded valley called Horse Cove. The tree is called Bob Padgett Poplar and stands almost 130 feet high with a 70+ inch diameter at ...