James Edmonds Trail - Black Rock Mountain State Park - GA

October 26, 2010

Today, we hiked at Black Rock Mountain State Park on the James Edmonds Trail.

HIKERS: Janice Arnold, Joe Arnold, Thomas Bowers, Phil Brownrigg, Greta Driggers, Jim Driggers and Carole Wintle.

TRAIL INFO. - The James Edmonds Trail is a 7.2 mile loop trail that leads to Lookoff Mountain overlooking the Wolffork Valley. The terrain is hilly and includes nice mountain creeks and mountain views. Rating - Moderately strenuous to strenuous, especially the last half mile.

Directions: Located on Black Rock Mountain Parkway, 3 miles north of Clayton off U.S. Hwy. 441. Look for brown directional signs in Mountain City.

Another great day for a hike! Cloudy with a rain shower. Total distance hiked - 7.2 miles.

FLOWERS IS BLOOM: Blue Aster, White Woods Aster, Wreath Goldenrod, and Mountain Gentian .

BIRDS IDENTIFIED: Canada Geese, Crow, Grouse, Nuthatch.

Scroll down for photos and video from today!


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Trail-head sign.
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Another Great Day for a Hike!
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We did the East Fork on the way out and the West Fork back to the start.
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Beautiful mountain creeks!
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Fungus of the week!
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Rock face at Lookoff Mountain.
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Looking down to the Wolffork Valley.
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Nice pastoral scene!
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A brief shower on the trail.
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Rock Cap Fern
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Black Rock Mt. Lake
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Beautiful cascading waterfall
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The OFHC gang for today's hike. (l-r) Phil Brownrigg, Carole Wintle, Janice Arnold, Joe Arnold, Greta Driggers, Thomas Bowers and Jim Driggers.

More photos!
James Edmonds Trail 10-26-10



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