Glen Burney Falls & Trail


What a day for a hike along New Years Creek!  I have been here several times prior to this visit with very little to show for it.  It was too bright one visit.  The water was too low another visit.  The first time I hiked the Glen Burney Trail, I had only an iPhone camera.  Needless to say, my photos of this waterfall have not been the highlights of my galleries.  Last fall , a fellow hiker/photographer named Thomas Mabry, aka “The Honey Badger” posted a unique photo with a composition unlike any I had seen to this point.  It really stuck with me.   It made me really want to come back to Glen Burney Falls and take some photos from some new angles, and give this waterfall another, better effort.  I  decided the next time I hike the Glen Burney Trail in Blowing Rock, I would try to find the location that he had used.   Read more