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Wet Wilderness
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Posted By: mole, 12-27-2011, 02:18 PM

Had the pleasure of enjoying several wet hikes in some nearby Wilderness areas here in Northeast Tennessee.

A few shots from Pond Mountain Wilderness:

The bridge across Laurel Fork



And the falls - 60' high and very full - Laurel Falls:




And a few shots from Rocky Fork Wilderness, out at the northeastern corner - the Lower Higgins Creek drainage:

It's a lush landscape, a temperate rain forest environment:








It's also rich with many clear, clean springs:



And full-flowing streams:






The main falls at Lower Higgins Creek are nearly 100 feet high, and a "thundering" pleasure to experience!






Hope you get to experience these fine wild places for yourself sometime, and that you will share your comments & critique on these views...
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12-27-2011, 03:18 PM   #2
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Beautiful area to photograph, I bet you feel blessed at times working and hiking there. Great waterfall shots, I can almost hear the roar.
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like them all , well done, number 2 "Laurel Falls" is superb!

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Bob - Indeed I am blessed daily to live & work in such a rich and diverse region. Hope you get to visit for yourself sometime soon!

Cee Cee - Thanks so much! Laurel Falls is indeed an amazing place - and a rather easy hike too!

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Absolutely gorgeous photos of an area I love. We lived in Nashville for a time and I always looked forward to trips "east". We've been back to East TN several times since then.

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Wonderful images.

Nice to see water that's not frozen over for a change.

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