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Cliffside Lake Recreation Area

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Cliffside Lake Recreation Area

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gypsyiam wrote a review Aug 2019
Asheville, North Carolina613 contributions264 helpful votes
Really enjoyed the walk around the lake. Nice spot to picnic and take a family. Trail around lake was nice.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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95CUTigerAlum wrote a review Jul 2019
Piedmont, South Carolina81 contributions11 helpful votes
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If you’re willing to haul your rig thru the curves of hwy 64 and want to do some boondocking, this is the ideal campground. We pulled our 30’ 5th wheel from SC. Use the truck route from Dillard to Sky Valley to Highlands. It’s a work out for your brakes, transmission, and your nerves, but well worth it! The curve in the campground is no problem. Fill your water tank before you back into your spot. The road noise is loud. Local hiking is decent. River is awesome. Bathhouse is clean. The hiking at Cliffside is not too good. Very over grown trails, not maintained at all. Lots of bush whacking. No “vista” views!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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david c wrote a review Jun 2019
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My wife and I did this trail last year and were pleased. It was beautiful and quiet in the forest, and do-able even for people in their late 60's like us. However, we did it again today and it was a BAD experience. Lots of downed trees, and slippery muddy spots made the hike tedious and treacherous, and when we finally got to the falls, a huge tree had fallen across the river just where you would have stopped to look at the falls. We could not stop and sit and enjoy the falls. We had to turn around and go back. Took us three hours to get there and back, and we were exhausted by all the ducking and skirting downed limbs and muddy spots. Very disappointed that the park service has not cleared the debris from last winter's storms. We will not be going back.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Marjorie M wrote a review Apr 2019
Salem, Indiana108 contributions25 helpful votes
This is a nice park with picnic tables and many fishing areas. You can hike or stroll or just sit and watch the water.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Linda D wrote a review Sep 2018
Collierville, Tennessee136 contributions13 helpful votes
This is a calm, mirror-like lake with a nice trail around the perimeter. Less than 1 mile around and mostly level. Would be good for a family hike.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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