August 30, 2016
This week's hike was on the Lake Trail, The Byron Herbert Reece Trail and Bear Hair Trail at Vogel State Park, GA.
HIKERS: John Anderson, John Bellamy, Ray Clark, Joe Collins, Angela Evans, Bruce O'Connor, Jeanne O'Connor, Terre Pratt, Tony Presley and Vic Robson .
TRAIL INFO. - Vogel State Park is a great place to visit, camp, hike, fish, paddle boats, kayak, four hiking trails, waterfall and more. The lake loop is beautiful with great mountains in the background and a spectacular waterfall below the lake. The Bear Hair Trail is a beautiful mountain loop with nice views especially after the leaves fall. The Reece Nature Trail is a very nice nongame nature trail.
DIRECTIONS: Vogel State Park is located 22 miles north of Cleveland, GA on Highway 129. Or 11 miles south of Blairsville, GA.
Another great day for a hike! Sunny and cool with temperatures ranging from 68 to 74 degrees F.
WILDFLOWERS IN BLOOM: White Snakeroot, Horse Balm, Spotted Jewellweed, Coreopsis, Golden Aster, Beggar Lice, Wood Aster, Goldenrod, Joe Pye Weed, Blue Lobelia.
BIRDS IDENTIFIED: Blue Jay, Junco, Chickadee, Nuthatch, Cardinal, Crow.
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