Earthshine Discovery Center
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... there were enough dry surfaces to walk all around with getting wet. The last time I had been here, the water level was way up and there was no way to safely get out on the rocks here. On the hike back, we stopped to see the cute little water wheel along the trail. There was no water, however, so the wheel wasn't turning. After some pictures, we headed back to the car and made our way to Pickens for dinner. We had pizza at Tonys and then headed back to ...
... had rather nice weather. So it was very pleasant hiking through the fields where wildflowers were in full bloom and a large number of butterflies were fluttering about. We also saw a number of honey bees collecting nectar from the flowers. We also saw some species of Physalis, which produces the most interesting "lanterns" to protect their fruit as it develops. Across the first field, we had to rock hop across the creek and came to the second ...
... Falls, I headed out onto the rocks to get some pictures, though the waterfall had become crowded by this time. Then I finished my hike back at the Hooker Falls parking area. It was still early so I drove over to the Guion Farm parking area off Sky Valley Road. From here, I hiked to Wintergreen Falls, the last waterfall in the forest that I had never visited. I hiked south through an open field and got ...
... on Tributary of West Fork Pigeon River, a very scenic cascading waterfall on an unnamed tributary that's not shown on the topo maps. We crossed at the base and then headed upstream along the creek. It was moderately steep through dense rhododendron, but easy to follow and in a short distance, we came out at the base of Waterfall on Tributary of West Fork Pigeon River, also called Rhapsodie Falls. Although neither the waterfall nor the ...
... that took 2 hours and we walked 2 miles and went 230 feet underground. After that we went on to rally with 21 other Floridians in Crossville, TN. There is lots to do and see in Crossville. We visited an amish community one day, and another day went to ...