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Sep 1, 2014 - Crabtree Falls

Monday morning, we woke up and broke camp. After breakfast, we got on the Blue Ridge Parkway from NC-181 and starting heading southbound towards Crabtree Falls. About half-way there, we made a quick stop for pictures from Heffner Gap Overlook and then proceeded to Crabtree Falls. Sadly, the campground was closed as well as all the other amenities, likely due to budget cuts. It's a shame as this is a really nice campground and a beautiful area. We parked outside the gate near the closed visitor center and had to hike in to the trailhead. The...

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Jul 14, 2010 - Robbinsville, NC to Little Switzerland, NC

Robbinsville, North Carolina to Little Switzerland, North Carolina 210 miles (total trip miles 6,713) We picked up pastry before we left this morning and stop at a rest stop near the river to eat. We have decided it will be a slow leisurely day. We pick up the Blue Ridge Parkway in Cherokee NC, it’s a slow beautiful ride. Unlike the roads we have been driving on the parkway has a 35-45 MPH speed limit, so it takes time to put on the miles. We stop often to take pictures and walk around. We find a nice grassy rest area and pull over to take...

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