Blowing Rock Lodge

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Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock

Independence Weekend Trip to Gragg Prong

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

5

... impressed. We relaxed at the campsite for a little bit, then headed into Boone and had dinner at Coyote Kitchen. Josh had gone to school at Appalachian State and was very familiar with the Boone area, so he suggested this restaurant. The food was very good and they had a nice outdoor seating area, so the dogs could join us. After dinner, we headed back to camp and managed to find quite a bit ...

More Waterfalls in Wilson Creek

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

14

... at a couple of smaller cascades between the upper and lower waterfalls. At one spot, there was an area of wet rocks where a large number of Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterflies had congregated. I guess they were drinking from the wet rock or perhaps there was some food there that I couldn’t see. About a quarter-mile from the Upper Waterfall, we came out at the top of the Lower Waterfall. Usually, you can’t ...

Wilson Creek Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

10

... over Gragg Prong. By this time, we had run out of water and it was getting late. We were both exhausted, so decided to come back tomorrow to get these waterfalls. We made our way back to the cars, stopping for a couple more pictures of Hunt Fish Falls with fewer people around and better light conditions. Then, the hike back up to the parking area. We decided to get Chinese takeout and have it for dinner back at the ...

North Harper Creek Falls

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

9

... close enough to Grandfather Mountain that we could see the mile-high swinging bridge. Soon, we got off the parkway and checked in and got our tent set up. Then we made the short drive to the Wilson Creek area of Pisgah National Forest, where the majority of our planned waterfalls for the trip were located. We continued south on NC-181 to Pittman Gap Road. At the church, we turned right on FR 464 ...

Hebron Colony Falls

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

10

... around on various boulders. Although difficult to see or photograph, the small cascades that form under giant rocks were really cool and probably my favorite part of this waterfall. After having some fun scrambling around on the rocks, we started hiking back. By the time we made it back to the parking lot, it was getting into the afternoon and we wanted to get checked in to our campsite for the ...

 

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