The Hike to Abram’s Falls

We decided to take the 5.2 mile round trip hike to Abram's Falls. The trail has a total elevation gain of 675 feet with the first part being almost entirely up hill. It's a bit rocky but nothing compared to the Appalachian trail we had hiked part of the day before. Abram's Falls is 20... Continue Reading →

The Smokies: Grotto Falls

Michigan's Waterfalls really put those in the Great Smoky Mountains to shame (I'm a bit bias though), but there is one that stood out from the rest. Grotto Falls. Grotto Falls is a 25 foot waterfall that has one major drop. This drop falls over a ledge, providing visitors the chance to walk in behind... Continue Reading →

The Smokies: Hiking to Charlies Bunion

Inspirational vistas is what to be excepted when hiking the 8.2 mile round trip hike to Charlies Bunion. ┬áThe trail begins on the Appalachian trail at the Newfound Gap Parking lot. The first 1.5 miles is all up hill and extremely rocky but the reward is a view of the North Carolina Smokies. Total elevation... Continue Reading →

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