The Lady Slipper Trail - Lake Russell Recreation Area - Cornelia, GA

February 3, 2004

HIKERS - John Bellamy,  Bob Presley,  Tony Presley,  Bob Thompson.

TRAIL INFO. - Our hike today was on the Lady Slipper Trail in the Lake Russell Recreation Area, east of Cornelia off of Hwy. 123. There are several trails to choose from in this U.S. Forest Service Park. The Lady Slipper Trail is a nice 6.2 mile loop trail.

Another beautiful hiking day! Cloudy with fog early, soon clearing to a beautiful blue sky. Temps. ranged from the upper 30's to low 50's.  Total hike today - a little more than 7 miles.


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The start of the trail behind Nancytown Lake.
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The upper end of Nancytown Lake.
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Early into the hike, the trail follows an old road for a while.
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Before long, the clouds dispersed and we had a beautiful day!
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Nancytown Creek
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Nancytown Lake!
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Nancytown Dam.
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Trail directions.
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We had lunch in this nice shelter.
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The OFHC gang for today's hike. (l-r) Bob Thompson, John Bellamy, Bob Presley, and Tony Presley.


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