Saturday, April 6, 2013

Cherokee National Forest: Sill Branch Falls

It was a beautiful day today and the Grunwalds decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather by going for a hike. I researched some hikes that would be pleasant but not too tough for the whole family and the hike to Sill Branch Falls seemed to fit the bill.

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The hike started off Clark Creek Road in a very pretty pleasant area. Some wildflowers were starting to bloom
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as we hiked along Sill Branch.
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We crossed the stream on some stepping stones and then steeply ascended to the falls.
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The falls were impressively tall with lots of water from the late week rains.
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We admired them for a bit before retracing our steps back to the car.

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