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  • Connelly Springs, North Carolina

    Connelly Springs, North Carolina is a popular destination for activities and attractions. From scenic trails and breathtaking views to must-visit attractions, the area has plenty to offer. Popular trails include the Catawba River Trail, the South Mountains State Park, and the Fonta Flora State Trail. For outdoor adventures, visitors can enjoy fishing, kayaking, and whitewater rafting. Other attractions include the Hickory Nut Gorge, Chimney Rock State Park, and the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area. All of these attractions provide a great way to explore the area and offer a unique experience for everyone.

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    • Hampton, Tennessee

      Hike to Laurel Fork Falls

      2.6 mi / 600 ft gain
      From Hampton, Tennessee, take US-321S for about 3.5 miles. Turn right onto Dennis Cove Road and travel for 4 miles on this steep and very curvy mountain road.  The trailhead is where the Appalachian Trail (AT) crosses the road at a small gravel lot on the left.  Take the AT north on the trail lea...
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    • Hampton, Tennessee

      Hike and Traverse the Cables to Dennis Cove Falls

      3.2 mi / 300 ft gain
      The Hike to Dennis Cove Falls includes three water crossings and passes several small waterfalls. Sturdy cables spanning the width of the water crossings provide a fun way of traversing the creek without wading. It is completely possible to wade through the creek while holding onto the cables for...
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