Grounded Graphics -- Scott Sanders
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Checking out the Regulations and Bear Warnings at the trail head of the Jacks River Trail at Daly Gap.
Typical views along the trail in the area above Penitentiary Branch Trail intersection.
First view of the river.
Lots of interesting trees with moss, lichen and fungi on them all along the trail.
Area with fallen trees before a river crossing.
One of the first sections with a smaller waterfall along the Jacks River Trail.
View down to the Jacks River from a trail re route.
Typical beautiful rapids section along the Jacks River.
Lots of rhododendrums all through the woods in early July.
More beautiful cascades on the Jacks River.
Trail next to the Jacks River.
Twilight comes early on the valley floor of the Jacks River Trail.
Jacks River Falls sequence. Lots of crowds here. We got lucky and beat them. Plan to arrive early in the day to be the masses. Check with the Cohutta forest rangers. Jacks River and the area around it has been banned from Camping. It's a day use only area. No Alcohol.
(please observe No Trace rules and keep the falls area beautiful)
Several photographs of the lower tier of falls on the Jacks River Falls.
Looking down to the lower tier from the middle of the falls.
Several photographs of the upper tier of the Jacks River Falls, with swimming area.
Another image from the middle to the lower part of the Jacks River Falls.
Images of the wider section of the Jacks River below the falls on the way to the western trail head.
Western trail head. The Tennesseee / Georgia state line is a few feet to the left of the trail.
Check out the Conasuaga River Trail in Cohutta Wilderness Photographs too.