Smith Creek Trail - Anna Ruby Falls - Helen, GA

January 13, 2004

HIKERS - John Bellamy,   Wayne Miller,  Bob Presley,  Tony Presley,  Dan Ross,  Jack Slaton,  Bob Thompson, and David Whitaker.

TRAIL INFO. - Our hike today was on the Smith Creek Trail at Unicoi State Park near Helen, GA. The trail is a 5 mile woodland hike which starts at Little Brook Campground and ends at beautiful Anna Ruby Falls. Directions: Just north of Helen, GA turn right onto Hwy 356 and drive past the lake and take the first left and drive a half mile or so and look for the Little Brook Campground sign.

Another beautiful hiking day! Clear skies and breezy with temps ranging from 40-56 degrees F. The trail is moderately hilly but not difficult. 10 miles total hike.  


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Our parking spot for the hike.
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A typical view along the trail.
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Moderate hills along the way.
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Crossing one of the creeks!
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Lots of tall, straight timber.
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Looking down onto Smith Creek.
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Our approach to the falls.
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Beautiful Anna Ruby Falls!
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We appreciate this sign for the mathematically impaired!
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The OFHC Gang for the day. (l-r) Tony Presley, David Whitaker, Dan Ross, Jack Slaton, Bob Thompson, Wayne Miller, John Bellamy and Bob Presley.


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