PAC’s fifth spring hike goes to Table Rock State Park April 12
Published 9:16 am Monday, April 8, 2013
Join the Pacolet Area Conservancy (PAC) on Friday, April 12, for a 6-mile hike at Table Rock State Park, the fifth hike of PAC’s spring hiking series.
PAC Land Protection Specialist, Pam Torlina, will lead the moderately strenuous, out and back hike to Bald Rock overlook.
This hike follows the Pinnacle Mountain Trail from the nature center at Table Rock State Park, passing huge boulders and a couple of waterfalls, including Mills Creek Falls. Hikers will follow the trail to Bald Rock Overlook, which provides a beautiful panorama from the side of Pinnacle Mountain, part of the Blue Ridge Escarpment. After taking in the view and stopping for lunch, the group will retrace their steps, returning along the same trail back to the start. There is a $2 park fee ($1.25 for S.C. seniors) that is required for this hike. Please bring exact change.
If you are interested in attending the PAC hike at Table Rock State Park, please contact the PAC office to sign up by phone at 828-859-5060 or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hikers will meet at the Gowensville Spinx at 8:30 a.m. to check in and start the approximate one-hour drive to the trailhead. Hikers should wear appropriate clothing and footwear; bring a bag lunch and/or snack and plenty of water. Please be sure to bring any personal medication that you may require. Hikers should be prepared to return to the area by 3 p.m., at the latest. In case of inclement weather, please contact the PAC office by 8:15 a.m. on the day of the hike to see if the hike will take place.