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Waterfalls

Delsatch Falls

The wet and rainy season is upon us, and with mountain streams at very elevated levels, our local waterfalls are really putting on a show right now.  So I returned to the Clarks Creek area of Unicoi County, which is packed with numerous waterfalls, and I went on a hunt for another one which is remotely located and tough to get to… … Continue reading »

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Upper Sill Branch Falls

After a failed attempt last month, I returned to the Clarks Creek area of Unicoi County, and I finally found the remotely located Upper Sill Branch Falls. This hike is not for the faint of heart, or beginning hiker.  It’s a tough bushwack in very rough terrain.  The “trail” is extremely overgrown, unmarked, and in many areas it … Continue reading »

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Elk Falls & Jones Falls

100′ Jones Falls I took advantage of all the rain this week and hiked to two of the most grand waterfalls in our region… Elk Falls and Jones Falls. Elk Falls (also known as Big Falls) is probably one of the most visited and well-known waterfalls in the area… easily accessible by car.  And with … Continue reading »

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