Some trails are more difficult than others....

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User: rainwatter - 6/30/2008

Location: Chalk Ridge Falls Park

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 2.75 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 minutes


After entering the trailhead, we took the first set of stairs down to the creekbed.  We followed the creek and crossed just passed where the bridge is washed out.  We then followed a path up the steep cliff (I'm sure it is not that bad, but with my 5 year old, it was very intense) and then back down between the waterfalls and the little damn.  We crossed the creek and stayed on the main path for a bit, and then took minor path that meanders alongside an expansion in the creek where we saw 3 snakes.

There were only a few places where we couldn't hear other park guests.

Area around Chalk Ridge Falls Park
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