Kentucky Falls

10:51 p.m. on October 14, 2009 (EDT)
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It was only a day trip but a hard 5 mile hike. Rita was a real champ. Shes hurting, but she loved the falls.

12:33 a.m. on October 15, 2009 (EDT)
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Wow, those are lovely falls, are they in Kentucky of just named that?

12:44 a.m. on October 15, 2009 (EDT)
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Oregon. Hard to find, as there are no signs on the main road. Rita wants to go the other way in and camp close to them. Now thats a 7 mile hike. I dont think shes ready for that. but we will. I owe her some car camping trips now. :)

5:57 p.m. on October 15, 2009 (EDT)
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Would the " other way" be from the N. Fork of the Smith ? Think there used to be a better road from that direction but got washed out years ago.Another trip in that area is up the Smth River to Wassen Creek - go across bridge and work yourself all the way up Wassen to the top. No trails and was once a designated wilderness area. You just kind of wade in the creek- but some amazing scenery. Best to do during summer.Also- try car camping and hiking on the N. Umpqua.Probably one of the best spots in Oregon IMO. The N. Umpqua Trail is a dandy 79 miler that you can do in segments-Have Fun !!

8:33 p.m. on October 15, 2009 (EDT)
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Thank you Friend. I'll look into those other hikes. BTW I think this area rocks!

10:47 p.m. on October 15, 2009 (EDT)
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Very pretty falls. Gary asked a good question. I would have assumed they were in KY (and then said I didnt know KY had scenry like that).

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