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May 30, 2016 - Elk River & Jones Falls

Monday morning, we woke up and had one more delicious breakfast before checking out of the B&B. Making the short drive back into North Carolina, we turned at Elk Park and headed to Elk River Falls. We wanted to arrive early as this is a popular spot, especially on a nice Memorial Day. Arriving at around 9, there were only a couple of cars here. We first made the short hike to Elk River Falls, also called Big Falls. This beautiful 60-foot waterfall on Elk River is very scenic. I first got some pictures from the big rock at the base. Then, we...

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May 23, 2014 - Elk Falls

This year, my birthday was perfectly timed on the Friday before Memorial Day weekend. So I decided to take the day off of work and make the weekend a little longer. Sandy and I left very early in the morning from Raleigh and made our way west to visit some waterfalls in the northwest portion of North Carolina. Our first stop was Elk Falls, also called Elk River Falls or Big Falls, located just north of the small town of Elk Park. We took I-85S/I-40W to Winston-Salem and then US-421N towards Boone. In Boone, we took NC-105S to NC-184N to...

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