The mountains of Georgia and South Carolina are renowned for beautiful waterfalls. Hiking Waterfalls in Georgia and South Carolina includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for more than 60 of the most scenic waterfall hikes in the states—many of them along the mountainous border between the two states, within easy access of each other. Hike descriptions also include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates. This book is an ideal complement to the popular FalconGuides Hiking South Carolina and Hiking Georgia, with minimal overlapping content.
This unique guide is an essential exploring companion for every resident or visitor to South Carolina's spectacular mountains. Packed with stunning photographs and easy-to-follow directions, it will take you to 31 waterfalls nestled in the rugged terrain of Greenville Pickens and Oconee counties. A smash success since its first printing, this third edition includes updated information and more brand new waterfalls to take you even further off the beaten path! Book jacket.
From the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina is renowned for its beautiful waterfalls. Hiking Waterfalls in North Carolina includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for 140 of the most scenic waterfall hikes in the state. Hike descriptions also include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates. The book is an ideal complement to the popular FalconGuide Hiking North Carolina, with minimal overlapping content.
Author: Thomas E. King
Publisher: Milestone Press (NC)
Release Date: 2008-01-01
A waterfall is the perfect destination for a day hike! Here South Carolina native Thomas King lists 125 waterfall hikes in the mountains of the Upstate. Ranging from roadside to 10 miles in length, these hikes will take you to some of the most famousand some of the most remotewaterfalls in the region. Each entry includes complete driving and hiking directions, trail length and estimated hiking time, difficulty rating, and a detailed description of the waterfall itself, including a photograph.
Author: Joe Miller
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Sports & Recreation
North Carolina is a hiker's dream: dramatic mountain hikes in the Southern Appalachians, lots of rolling trails near high population centers in the Piedmont, little-known trails on the Coastal Plain. The varied climates of the state make for a wide array of hiking opportunities, sure to provide favorites for everyone. This collection is the cream-of-the-crop, Full-color topographical maps, elevation profiles, and over 100 photographs, The most up-to-date information on public lands acquisition and regulations, Hikes for all levels of fitness: from heart-pounding climbs with sweeping vistas to smoother terrain filled with interesting historical tidbits. Book jacket.
Author: Kevin Adams
Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher
Release Date: 2005
Since its original publication in 1994, North Carolina Waterfalls has been through six printings, attracting many thousands of readers who valued its clear road and trail directions and its photography tips.
Their grandeur takes our breath away. Their gentle sound compliments periods of mediation. Regardless of their size, waterfalls create in the observer a feeling of serenity, a sense of restrained power. To discover a falls is sublime, and now Waterfalls of Virginia and West Virginia is available to guide willing adventurers to locate easy as well as challenging waterfalls in the Old Dominion and Mountain States. This complete and comprehensive guide offers clear directions to over 200 waterfalls open to the public. In addition to a brief description of each falls, at-a-glance information including height, type, size of watershed, and difficulty of access help readers choose which waterfall to visit and when. Directions on photography, including how to set up the best shot--from time of day, angle, direction to location--makes this book indispensable to professional and amateur photographers. From Shenandoah National Park to New River Gorge National River, from the Monongahela National Forest to the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest, this book has a waterfall to fit any readers mood or sense of adventure. Waterfalls of Virginia and West Virginia is the only guidebook to the waterfalls of these two states.
Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for approximately 100 of the state’s most scenic waterfall hikes. Hike descriptions include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates. Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee will take you through state and national parks, forests, monuments and wilderness areas, and from popular city parks to the most remote and secluded corners of the area to view the most spectacular waterfalls.
"Lists sixty day hikes to over 200 waterfalls on public lands in the mountains of north Georgia. Each hike entry includes driving and hiking directions, map and elevation profile, distance, and estimated hiking time, with a photograph of each waterfall"--Provided by publisher.
57 day hikes in the mountains of North and South Carolina, ranging from 2 to 13 miles in length. Highlights include waterfalls of Dupont State Forest, historic remains of George Vanderbilt's estate in Pisgah National Forest, Craggy Gardens off the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the summit of Cold Mountain. Each hike entry includes maps, directions to the trailhead, elevation gain, and books and movies related to the area. Over 200 b&w photographs.
65 Great Day Hikes Less Than 2 Hours from Atlanta In north Georgia, hiking opportunities are virtually unlimited. Home to national forest, state parks, wildlife areas, and wilderness, these mountains have hundreds of miles of designated hiking trails leading to waterfalls, through deep gorges, and over high summits—all within a few hours of metro Atlanta. This guide includes 65 of the best day hikes in the region, ranging from 1 to 14 miles, with destinations including the famous Tallulah Gorge, the rugged cliffs of Mount Yonah, and the expansive views of Brasstown Bald, Georgia's highest peak. Hike to Martha Berry's historic House of Dreams on the Berry College campus, or the remote waterfalls of Three Forks in Chattahoochee National Forest. Each entry covers everything you need to know to get out on the trail: maps and detailed directions, trailhead GPS coordinates, mileage, elevation gain, and more.