November 28, 2017
Today's hike was on the Chattooga River Trail and Foothills Trail In SC near the GA border from Burrell's Ford southward toward the Big Bend area and back including a portion of the Foothills Trail and King Creek Falls.
HIKERS - Jenny Bell, Mike Bell, Phil Brownrigg, Greta Driggers, Angela Evans, Jenna Hensley, Bob Magee, Dick Metzgar, Lynn Newsom, Terre Pratt, Vic Robson and Carole Wintle .
TRAIL INFO. - The hike from Burrell's Ford toward Big Bend follows closely along the Chattooga River and has rolling with some rocky terrain requiring careful footing. About three fourths of the way back, we took the right fork onto the Foothills Trail and visited beautiful King Creek Falls. Overall, a beautful hike with only moderate difficulty.
Directions: From the junction of SC 28 and SC 107, 8 miles northwest of the town of Walhalla, go north on SC 107 for 9 miles. Here turn left (west) onto Forest Road 708, Burrell's Ford Road, and go 2 miles to the parking area near the Chatooga River.
Another great day for a hike! Mostly fair and cool. Temperatures ranged from 35 - 60 degrees F. Total distance - 7.5 mi.
BIRDS IDENTIFIED: Cardinal, White-breasted Nuthatch, and Carolina Wren. scroll down for photos from today.......