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Black Balsam Knob Hiking

A really awesome and beautiful hike, that should definitely be on everyones "must do" list is Black Balsam Knob.  The Black Balsam area, located in Pisgah National Forest, and off the Blue Ridge ...
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Dupont State Forest – Waterfalls Trail

Dupont State Forest is a 10 thousand acre State Forest just outside of Brevard, NC.   One of the key ...
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Little River Trail

Little River Trail, located in the Elkmont area of the Great Smoky Mountains National is a fun trail ...
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Kephart Prong Trail – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

On Memorial Day, we took a family hike up Kephart Prong trail, located in the Great Smoky Mountains ...
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Cove Creek Falls and Loop Trail – Pisgah National Forest

We recently hiked Cove Creek Loop trail and visited Cove Creek falls, a gorgeous waterfall located ...
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Looking for a great swimming hole in the Blue Ridge Mountains?   With all of the great waterfalls, ...
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The Black Bear Necessities

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Cheesy Bacon Corn Chowder

With Fall here, and colder weather moving in, it's time to break out the soups and chowders.  This ...
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Cherokee Indian Taco Recipe

If you've ever been to Cherokee, NC, I'm sure you've seen the signs for Cherokee Indian Tacos.   ...
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Maple Snow Cream Recipe

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