Rufus Morgan Falls Trail

One of the great things about living in Western North Carolina is the sheer number of waterfalls.  Today, we elected to visit one simply because it is a little out of the way and, thus, very likely to have no other hikers.  It worked – we did the entire trail without running into anyone until we were loading the Jeep back up (meeting two very nice couples who were preparing to hike it themselves).

The Rufus Morgan Falls Trail is located not far from Franklin, NC.  Great place to stretch your legs, cross a few streams (the dogs love that) and stand at the base of a 70 foot or so waterfall.  Cheoah certainly looked on in awe (Click on any of the pictures to see a larger version):

Cheoah at Rufus Morgan Falls

Kiska was far more interested in striking a pose with Rusty:

Kiska at Rufus Morgan

As always, our goal is a Tired Sibe.  With Rufus Morgan being our last – but not only – trail of the day, I think we achieved our goal – Rusty, Qannik, Natasha and Kiska from left to right in the parking lot of a store in Franklin before we drove home:

Herd in the car

Another picture here as we were getting ready to leave the store.  You can see Kodiak, Rusty, Qannik, Kiska and Cheoah from left to right (Natasha is behind Kiska, but doubt you can make her out).  Trust me they were asleep again before we left the parking lot.

Dogs in jeep

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