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It was a nice hike with many scenic vistas. Lots of waterfalls. It was a little tricky to find. If you drive up the road by the library and then by the airport you're well on your way there.
Had a great time. Place is clean, Folks were very polite and helpful. We hiked and had a great time the views were amazing great place to bring kids and even dogs.
Beautiful views and moderate trail, when you turn on to the dirt road to get there keep going until you reach the gate, it is a good 7 miles in. I would recommend bringing water shoes to cross the river as the rocks can be a bit slippery.
Based on all the wonderful reviews, we tried to hike here. After 45 minutes of dirt roads, we came upon a private toll booth. We knew that some private property owners did indeed charge fees. We were okay with that. But the gatekeepers tried to charge us almost $30. It was…
It truly is as advertised, the Grand Canyon of the East. To get there you have to pay an entry fee on the dirt road, but it is only about $10 an adult. There are two main paths. One is on the AT and requires fording a shallow stream with water shoes (carry hiking boots around…