May 30, 2017
Today's hike was on the Bartram Trail in Rabun Co. GA from Warwoman Dell to Martin Creek Falls.
HIKERS - John Anderson, Mike Bell, Phil Brownrigg, Ray Clark, Joe Collins, Renee Corbett, Greta Driggers, Jim Driggers, Angela Evans, Tim Hale, Bob Magee, Dick Metzgar, Shri Nadig, Trushna Nadig, Bruce O'Connor, Jeanne O'Connor, Terre Pratt and Vic Robson.
TRAIL INFORMATION - A beautiful section of the Bartram Trail featuring two very nice waterfalls. The trail is well maintained and has rolling terrain.
Hike difficulty - moderate with several manageable inclines.
Directions: Take Highway 884 East (Warwoman Road) from Clayton, GA for 5 miles or so and look for the Warwoman Dell sign on the right and turn right and park in the first parking area. Walk a short distance up the road and you will see the trail leading to the right. Follow the yellow trail markers.
Another great day for a hike! Mostly to partly cloudy and warm with temperatures ranging from 65 to 72 degrees F. Hiking distance - 4.2 miles.
WILDFLOWERS IN BLOOM: Tall Bluet, Carolina Rhododendron, Rosebay Rhododendron, Catawba Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, Sweetshrub, Galax, Climbing Hydrangea, Woodland Phlox, Ox-eye Daisy, Indian Cucumber Root.
BIRDS IDENTIFIED: Goldfinch, Northern Cardinal, White-breasted Nuthatch, Carolina Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, Carolina Wren.