(MS) Rocky Bottom - Virginia Hawkins Falls - A Shuttle Hike
Starting from Laurel Valley Access, hike follows the Foothills Trail beneath a canopy of mature hardwoods and Catawba Rhododendrons as it meanders along the rolling hillsides until reaching a branch of the Laurel Fork Creek where the trail follows the creek over five bridges crossing the river and finally arriving at Virginia Hawkins Falls. We will continue on an old logging road to Laurel Valley Gap Parking. Solo Hikers can meet the group at Laurel Valley Access Parking at 11:00.
M: 5.6, EG: 1000, R: MS
Drive RT: 80 miles, $6.00
Leader: Joe Hayden, 864.201.1521