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Glen Falls, Highlands, NC

Glen Falls, Highlands, NC

A Short Hike to A Pretty Waterfall On a hot day last summer, Mike and I took a short jaunt down the Glen Falls Hike, at the end of Glen Falls Road of Highway 106 in Highlands. It is a bit steep with many steps. We didn’t hike the full trail which is over a […]

Hiking to the Caves on the Glades Roa...

Hiking to the Caves on the Glades Road

I found directions for a hike to caves on the Glades Road in the Highland Hiker’s Guide to Day Hikes, and I have never been on this hike before. This is not a particularly well known hike in Cashiers NC, but it is¬†interesting and a little different from the other hikes we have been taking. […]

Frozen North Carolina Waterfalls

Frozen North Carolina Waterfalls

There is a scenic loop drive that we take sometimes from Glenville to Cashiers, then we take highway 64 to Highlands and down the Cullasaja Gorge road. From there we either go on to Franklin or head back home through Walnut Creek Road. We expected the icicles and frozen North Carolina waterfalls to be spectacular […]

Hiking on Whiteside Mountain

Hiking on Whiteside Mountain

This week, Mike and I hiked Whiteside Mountain. It is a gorgeous hike along the ridge of a exposed rock face that overlooks parts of North and South Carolina. It is one of my favorite hikes for bringing my visitors, and it is only about 15 minutes from home. I have only done this hike […]

Hi There!

Hi There!

My name is Katie. I recently moved to Lake Glenville in North Carolina. I grew up in these mountains, but I have been living out in Washington state for the past several years. It is a bit of a culture shock coming back to the South, but at the same time this area will always […]