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May 25, 2014 - More Waterfalls in Wilson Creek

Sunday morning, we were determined to go back and get the waterfalls on Gragg Prong, but today we would be heading in from the other side. We drove to the Blue Ridge Parkway and spotted a turkey in the road. We stopped briefly for a picture then got off the parkway at Roseboro Road to head into the Wilson Creek area. This gravel road eventually becomes FR 981 and leads to a parking area for Lost Cove Trail (#262). There were quite a few cars here as this is another very popular area with many great primitive camping spots. We hiked along...

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May 24, 2014 - Wilson Creek Waterfalls

Saturday morning, we headed back to Wilson Creek for more waterfalls. We headed into the area on FR 464 for about four miles to FR 464A and parked at the top of this road. We probably could have driven this road, but decided to just hike down since the RAV4 is not 4WD. The road heads down into the gorge along Little Lost Cove Creek, fording the creek about a half-mile from the start and ends at a primitive campsite. Not surprising on a holiday weekend, there were several tents set up at the campsite. From here, we picked up the hiking trail...

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