Hiking Gear Checklist

Hiking Gear Checklist

A Hiking Gear Checklist for Day HikingA Hiking Gear Checklist for Day Hiking By Col Heaney I was thinking today on what should be on a hiking gear checklist for hikers who are just starting out. With that in mind I created the list below as general guide to what you...
Swinging Bridge On The Toccoa River

Swinging Bridge On The Toccoa River

Warning! The road leading up to the Swinging Bridge (F.S. 816) is in pretty bad shape, so do not attempt the trip with a small car. No need for four-wheel drive but cars that sit low to the ground will have issues. You may of course park at HWY 60 and hike all the way...
Long Creek Falls Directions

Long Creek Falls Directions

Blue Ridge Waterfalls – Long Creek Falls Long Creek Falls is perhaps the prettiest of Blue Ridge Waterfalls. Fall Branch Falls is second in line – just depending on how far you are willing to drive and what your expectations are as far as the length of a...
Fall Branch Falls

Fall Branch Falls

Fall Branch Falls Fall Branch Falls is a beautiful little waterfall close to Blue Ridge and certainly close to the Lilly Pad Village. Only a few miles away by car, this short, 0.2 mile hike is great for small kids, elderly people and of course adults. The trail is...