Window Falls – Its All About That Ice

Usually, to see frozen waterfalls in Western NC, one must go further west and up in elevation. However, on our 4th night in a row of temps in the teens and single digits here in the lower elevations, I had a feeling that our small waterfalls at the nearby Hanging Rock State Park might just... Continue Reading →

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Window Falls & Hidden Falls – A Nice Short Stroll Through Hanging Rock State Park Along The MST (w/videos)

It's a rare Monday off work in January. After a busy weekend hiking, and NFL playoff games, I was feeling a little lazy today. About noon, I decided to get out of the recliner and make sure this nice 50 degree day was not wasted. It's a good thing that I live within a half... Continue Reading →

Lower Cascades

Lower Cascades, a set on Flickr.A collection shots from the numerous trips I have made to this location. This is a beautiful 35 foot waterfall in Hanging Rock State Park that requires about 1/3 mile hike that starts off through the woods, then down a series of steps, some wooden and some stone.

Moore’s Knob Loop

Sitting just north of Winston-Salem, are the Sauratown Mountains. This small, ancient chain was once a part of the much bigger blue ridge chain that sits just to the west. Moore's Knob is the highest peak in this chain at 2579 ft. It sits in the popular Hanging Rock State Park, and is one of... Continue Reading →

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