Long Creek Falls in the snow

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Long Creek falls is a 1 mile hike in Fannin County Georgia. It’s slightly uphill all the way to the falls and downhill all the way back.


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Long Creek falls is off Forest Service road 58


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There’s a few parking spots on the edge of the road. There’s even a note on the Benton MacKaye/ AT (AT is hiker lingo for Appalachian Trail) sign assuring you that the falls is that way.


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Optional: while waiting for your friends to arrive: Have a snowball fight with a snowman.


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No! Don’t hit my camera.


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The heavy snow weighed the trees down so the trail seemed narrower than it really was.


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Since part of the trail is on the AT we met guy from Michigan on his mission to hike the whole AT.


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There’s a sign marking the turn off to the falls. And you might see a friendly snowman too if you’re lucky.


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There are a few off trail additional little waterfalls.


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Tiffany was hard core and went all the way down the bank for a better photo.


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This off trail falls was much easier to get to.


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It wasn’t raining and it wasn’t snowing but it felt like both most of the hike with the melting snow falling out of the trees.


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Long creek falls.


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… he waved goodbye saying,
"Don't you cry,
I'll be back again some day.”

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  1. The Experimental CookFebruary 5, 2013 at 11:20 PM

    Thank you for these wonderful pictures. They seem to have the power to lift off the burdens of the week. My father in law has gone back to the Lord last week and I envision him in a much beautiful place than this.


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