Yes, Falls Lake is back at just a tad above normal now. It is swollen by the saping rain which makes the lake, where this photo was taken, 1/4 mile wide and navigable. I have never made it so high up the lake and was astonished to find a 2 foot step in the lake. I might never see this again!
I have hiked the MST in the mountains but the Piedmont stretch holds no appeal. I would enjoy also the coast I think.
Greetings from Canada eh! You have beautiful pictures. I noticed after I submitted mine, some of our pictures are of the same place near Fort Fisher NC.
Being from the Great White North I've seen many beaver dams and I thought I'd put out the suggestion that the "bank" you see in this picture may be in fact a beaver dam predating the near extinction of beavers a century ago in this area. After many years the wood they build them with root & grow trees,strengthening the dam and making it wider, but making them less distinguishable than more recently constructed dams.
All in all very interesting speculation, which is one reason I admire your photos so much, they really get 'ya thinkin'! Thanks for submitting them for the world to see, Gord
Yep, I reckon your right Gord this is a huge dam beaver dam and as you will notice its on a lake called .... Beaver Dam
When we are out paddling in our kayaks on the lake in the evenings we see them toodling about with a twig or somesuch piece of building material. Its a great thing to see.
I am looking forward to seeing some of you Fort Fisher pictures. Until then, thanks for dropping in and stay warm up there!
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Photo taken in Brassfield, NC, USA
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