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Rhododendron Gap/ Wilson Creek at Grayson Highlands

  • 06/24/2023
  • Grayson Highlands State Park, VA
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Type of Outing: Hike
When: SAT 6/24/2023
Signup Deadline: 6/23/2023 5:00 pm
Leader: Ken Yates & Clare Strayhorn
Distance: 12 miles
Difficulty: R-30, Moderate
Elevation Gain: 1,700 ft.
Description: This moderately strenuous 12 mile loop hike includes four different wilderness environments; meadows, rocky peaks, wooded mountain sides and the Wilson Creek area that’s full of rhododendrons plus we will hike through Rhododendron Gap. The rhododendrons should be in full bloom if the season is normal. We will also experience the wild ponies of Grayson Highlands. Eight miles of this hike will be on the AT. There is a $10.00 per car parking fee.
Required Gear: Hiking Poles
Max Particpants: 20
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