Noland Creek
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 9:53 pm
Location: Bryson Place (Campsite 57) (246.4 miles)

Today may be our easiest day in the Smokies, but it was not without its challenges.

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Fontana Lake
Monday, July 1, 2019 10:10 pm
Location: Bearpen Branch (Campsite 65) (234.1 miles)

Our third day in the Smokies briefly reconnected us with civilization, before veering further off into the wilderness.

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Rhododendrons Bloom Along Hazel Creek
Sunday, June 30, 2019 9:23 pm
Location: Kirkland Creek (Campsite 76) (220.4 miles)

Our second day in the Smokies continued along the Lakeshore Trail, taking us past cemeteries, ruins, a former town, and a veritable zoo of animals, including everyone’s favorite, ticks.

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Fontana Lake
Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:40 pm
Location: Possum Hollow (Campsite 88) (206.5 miles)

Today, CareFree and I entered the Great Smokies Mountains, beginning the last leg of the trail.

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Friday, June 28, 2019 10:50 pm
Location: Fontana Village Lodge (191.6 miles)

We had a great of doing (almost) nothing at Fontana Village, after yesterday’s strenuous hike.

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