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Hanging Out Above Tallulah Gorge

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On days devoted to whitewater boating, 500-700 cubic feet of water flows through the Tallulah Gorge every second. A cool mist rises to meet hikers from around the world swaying in awe 80 feet above on a suspension bridge.

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The eastern tiger swallowtail clings to a red maple limb.

Written by Cameron Brooks

April 23, 2018 at 6:59 pm

American Trout Lily, Erythronium americanum

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Hikers flock to Raven Cliff Falls Trail for the rush of falling water, but a trip in early April offers subtler beauty along the way.

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Since ninety-nine percent of trout lily plants are non-flowering, the illusive perennials pictured above are one-percenters thriving in the mountains of White County.

Mountain Laurel, Kalmia latifolia

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Mountain Laurel 1

 

Mountain Laurel 2

 

Mountain Laurel 3

 

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 20, 2014 at 11:45 am

Blood Mountain Vista

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Blood Mountain

 

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 20, 2014 at 11:33 am

Chimney Rock State Park

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Chimney Rock Sate Park Vista

 

Diablo

 

Chimney Rock Waterfall

 

Chimney Rock State Park Vista 2

 

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 20, 2014 at 11:06 am

Morning Light

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Morning Light

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 30, 2013 at 12:44 pm

Black Rock Mountain Pkwy Shack

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Black Rock Mountain Pkwy Shack

 

Black Rock Mountain Pkwy Shack

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 30, 2013 at 12:43 pm