November 24, 2015
TRAIL INFO. - This portion of the Chattooga River Trail starts at the Bull Sluice parking facility on the SC side of the Highway 76 bridge. The trail starts down a staircase to the bridge sidewalk over the river to the start of the trail on the GA side. As you hike along the trail, it gradually veers away from the river for several miles before returning to the riverside. The trail is well maintained and includes rolling hills as well as flat portions.
TODAY'S HIKERS: Mike Bell, Phil Brownrigg, Joe Collins, Greta Driggers, Jim Driggers, Stephen Gales, Bill Hunt, Cathy Martin, Trushna Nadig, Vic Robson and Carole Wintle.
Total hiking distance today - 10 miles with a mixture of rolling hills and flat sections. with Difficulty rating - moderately strenuous.
DIRECTIONS: Take highway 76 east out of Clayton, GA and continue 7.2 miles to the Highway 76 Bridge at the river. Cross the bridge and park at the trail facility on the left.
Another great day for a hike! Sunny with temperatures ranging from 32 to 54 F.
WILDFLOWERS IN BLOOM: None
BIRDS IDENTIFIED: American Crow, Chickadee and Red-Bellied Woodpecker.
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