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Purchase Knob – September 6, 2019

From the NPS website: The Appalachian Highland Science Learning Center is based on 535 acres in Haywood County, North Carolina, contiguous with the rest of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The parcel includes the 5,086 foot elevation Purchase Knob, a … Continue reading

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Sam Knob – Flat Laurel Creek Loop – August 16, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, David Heavner, and Penny Longhurst. Click on any picture to enter the slide show.  

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Bear Pen Gap to Wet Camp Gap – August 8, 2019

Some of us stopped at Wolf Mountain Overlook on the way home, so I’ve included pictures taken there. Thanks to the Standaert Bros. for long-distance ID-ing the mystery shrub in the meadow (Bill got it first!). Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, … Continue reading

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Shut-In Trail – July 19, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt & Joe Standaert. (Click on any picture to zoom)

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Kellogg Center – June 21, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, David Heavner, Penny Longhurst, & Jim Poling. Click on any picture to zoom. Map of Rudnick Art Trail at Kellogg Center

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Plott Balsam Overlook & Heintooga Ridge Road – May 20, 2019

We started at Plott Balsam Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway (mile post 457.9) and zeroed the odometer. Subsequent stops were made on Heintooga Ridge Road after approximately 1.6 miles at “Mile High OL”, 1.9 & 2.9 miles for roadside … Continue reading

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Stelloh & Burlingame Gardens – May 6, 2019

Thanks Audrey, Sharon, & Wes! What a treat! Photography by Ken Borgfeldt.

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Craven Gap North – May 3, 2019

Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, Penny Longhurst & Jim Poling Click on any picture to zoom & enter the slide show  

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Coleman Boundary – April 29, 2019

Click on any picture to enter slide show. Photography by Ken Borgfeldt, David Heavner, Penny Longhurst, Jim Poling, & Joe Standaert  

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Biltmore Azalea Garden – April 26, 2019

We spent a wonderful day viewing the Biltmore gardens. Thanks to Wes for a real treat! You might find the following article about the creation of the Biltmore Azalea garden interesting: THE AZALEA HUNTERS OF BILTMORE  by Bill Alexander Photography by Jim Poling

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