Linville River

Finally, A Nice Spring Day In NC Mountains

It’s been a long cold winter….maybe the winter wasn’t so bad, but January didn’t end until…April!!

Linville Falls – Plunge Basin View and Linville Gorge View

Linville Falls and Gorge is one of the Blue Ridge Parkway’s top attractions.   Linville Falls has the distinction of having the highest volume water flow of any NC waterfall, although it is certainly not the biggest or highest.  With a nice gift center, restrooms, large parking lot, and numerous trails on both sides of …

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January Thaw – First Hike at Elk Knob State Park

First  Hike at Elk Knob State Park  It is just not a typical winter in North Carolina.  Instead of inches of snow, and power outages, we are counting 60 degree days at the lower elevations, and going on some sweet winter hikes that we normally can not do.    On a day that I had …

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