Monthly Archives: August 2008

Upper Creek Falls

Upper Creek Falls is a gorgeous series of falls and cascades in Burke County NC.  It is a short drive on Hwy 181 off the Blue Ridge Parkway MM 312.5.         A short hike from the parking area, you come to some impressive smooth rocks with water cascading over them. Do not […]

Virginia Creeper Bike Trail

The Virginia Creeper Bike Trail is an 18 mile trail along a former railroad track bed.   If you start at the top at Whitetop Station, the trail is mostly a gentle 5° downhill grade. There are a few companies that will rent you the mountain bikes and truck you up to the top of Whitetop.  […]