Bartram Trail - Buckeye Creek - N.C.

4/29/03

hikers -  Jack Jacobi,  Wayne Miller,  Steve Jordan,  Bob Presley,   Tony Presley,  Doug Russell,  Bob Thompson  

Trail access Buckeye Creek near Otto, NC.

Another beautiful hiking day! Clear to partly cloudy - temperature ranged from 65-80 degrees F..  (11 mile round trip)

Wildflowers viewed - Trillium (Catesbys and Vaseys) ,  Vetch,  Rue Anemone, May-apple,  Shooting Stars, Bluets,  Yellow Lady's Slippers,  Pink Lady's Slippers,  Bird-foot Violets,  Yellow Violets,  Bellwort,  Serviceberry .  Saxifrage - among others.

Birds identified -  Grouse,  Pileated Woodpecker,  Junco,  Oven Bird,  Nuthatch,  Black-throated Blue Warbler,  Vireo,  Black and White Warbler, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Scarlet Tanager, Tuffted Titmouse.


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Section 2 of the Bartram Trail near Buckeye Creek.
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A great wildflower day! Yellow Lady's Slipper!
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Awesome views of the N.C. and GA mountains!
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A view from Wolf Rock with Serviceberry tree blooming.
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Our Lunch Spot.
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A mountain man carrying firewood.
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Our group at the trail-head.(l-r) Steve Jordan, Bob Presley, Wayne Miller, Bob Thompson, Jack Jacobi, Doug Russell, Tony Presley.


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