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High Points Loop at Hanging Rock State Park - North Carolina, United States

by tommangan  
with a Garmin GPSMAP 60CSx
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This is a pretty cool loop, starting near the Hanging Rock lake and heading up to Moore's Knob, then going down and heading back up to the parallel ridge and finally capping it off with a jaunt to Hanging Rock and returning where I started from. (Funny how loops work that way).

Trip writeup at Two-Heel Drive.
Tips:
The rhododendrons were blooming only over 2,000 feet -- all the plants at the parking lot level were bloomless.

However, the mountain laurel are out in force.

Word to the wise: get to lower ground if bad weather comes in; you don't want want to get stuck up there in a lightning storm.
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Hiking
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cbhiker6
Nice track you picked out Tom, I imagine you were tired after this one. Great pictures!
by cbhiker6 on May 17, 2011
Trip Info
May 15, 2011
Trip Location: Hanging Rock State Park, North Carolina, United States
Length: 8.3 miles
Duration: 5 hours
Activity: Hiking
Trip viewed 4,598 times
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