The Branches

Timber Ridge Road, Banner Elk, North Carolina, 28604 , United States | Resort
 

Travel Blogs from Banner Elk

Independence Weekend Trip to Gragg Prong

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

5

... 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 ...

More Waterfalls in Wilson Creek

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

14

... It started raining, heavily for a minute or two, as we were driving here, but by the time we parked, the rain had stopped. We donned our rain jackets just to be safe and then started hiking down the Upper Creek Falls Trail (#268B). The trail is moderately steep as it descends down via switchbacks to the top of Upper Creek Falls, where we could see over the waterfall and looking upstream, could see some cascades above the ...

Wilson Creek Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by jmpncsu

10

... small drops that end in a huge pool. Although not the most impressive waterfall in the area, the ease of access and abundance of recreational activities make it extremely popular. Above the exposed bedrock, another waterfall tumbled down parallel to Hunt Fish Falls Trail. Although it was very high, the water flow was very light on this one. After we got some pictures from various spots, we continued on Lost Cove ...

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

... line between Caldwell and Watauga counties was actually a pretty decent waterfall on Green Mountain Creek, I believe. We parked right at the county line and walked down to a tunnel under the highway for a good view of this waterfall. It appeared the waterfall continued below the road, but there was no way to get down for a view. We then got on the Blue Ridge Parkway and stopped at Julian ...

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This resort, located on Timber Ridge Road, Banner Elk, is near Grandfather Mountain, Sugar Mountain Resort, Hawksnest Golf & Ski Resort, and Edge of the World.
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