|hikers - Jack Jacobi, Wayne Miller, Steve Jordan, Bob Presley, Tony Presley, Doug Russell, Bob Thompson |
Trail access Buckeye Creek near Otto, NC.
Another beautiful hiking day! Clear to partly cloudy - temperature ranged from 65-80 degrees F.. (11 mile round trip)
Wildflowers viewed - Trillium (Catesbys and Vaseys) , Vetch, Rue Anemone, May-apple, Shooting Stars, Bluets, Yellow Lady's Slippers, Pink Lady's Slippers, Bird-foot Violets, Yellow Violets, Bellwort, Serviceberry . Saxifrage - among others.
Birds identified - Grouse, Pileated Woodpecker, Junco, Oven Bird, Nuthatch, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Vireo, Black and White Warbler, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Scarlet Tanager, Tuffted Titmouse.
Section 2 of the Bartram Trail near Buckeye Creek.
A great wildflower day! Yellow Lady's Slipper!
Awesome views of the N.C. and GA mountains!
A view from Wolf Rock with Serviceberry tree blooming.
Our Lunch Spot.
A mountain man carrying firewood.
Our group at the trail-head.(l-r) Steve Jordan, Bob Presley, Wayne Miller, Bob Thompson, Jack Jacobi, Doug Russell, Tony Presley.