Hikingsouth Hike of the Week

The Bartram Trail - Rabun Co. - Highway 28 bridge Southward

October 25, 2016

Today's hike was on the Bartram Trail in Rabun Co. GA from the Highway 28 bridge southard beyond Adeline Ford.

HIKERS: Jenny Bell, Mike Bell, John Bellamy, June Bellamy, Bob Browe, Phil Brownrigg, Astrid Colorado, Greta Driggers, Tim Hale, Bill Hunt, Jo Lusher, Bob Magee, Dick Metzgar, Terre Pratt, Tony Presley and Vic Robson.

TRAIL INFO. - This is a very nice portion of the Bartram Trail. The trail crosses the West Fork of the Chattooga River on a nice iron bridge and continues parallel to the Chattooga on mostly flat terrain with a side trail on the old Adeline Ford Rd.

Another great day for a hike! Sunny and cool with temperatures ranging from the low 50's to the upper 60's F.

WILDFLOWERS IN BLOOM: White Snakeroot, Indian Plantain, Asters, Goldenrod, Ladies Thumb.

BIRDS IDENTIFIED: Crow, Blue Jay, Junco, Chickadee, Cardinal, Nuthatch, Goldfinch, Pileated Woodpecker, White-throated Sparrow.

scroll down for photos and video from today.......


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The trail parking lot at the Highway 28 Bridge.
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A nice group of 16 hikers today!
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Crossing the bridge over the West Fork Chattooga River.
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Early morning view from the bridge.
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The trail parallels the Chattooga River on this section.
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This section of the trail passes through old farm country - an old hay rake.
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An old abandoned hay baler
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Remains of an old farm house.
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Lots of autumn colors are begining to show.
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Fungi of the week!
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Trail sign at Adeline Ford.
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The Chattooga River at Adeline Ford.
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Lunchtime at Adeline Ford.
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The OFHC gang for today's hike. (l-r front) Bob Browe, Jo Lusher, Astrid Colorado and Greta Driggers. (l-r back) Vic Robson, Bill Hunt, Dick Metzgar, Phil Brownrigg, John Bellamy, Tim Hale, June Bellamy, Jenny Bell, Mike Bell, Bob Magee, Terre Pratt and Tony Presley.

SEE VIDEO OF THE HIKE BELOW!

SEE MANY MORE GREAT PHOTOS FROM THE HIKE BELOW! -click photo


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