Sunday, June 2, 2013

Yellow Branch Falls

Got to take a hike this weekend! Yep another waterfall and a great day to be out in the woods enjoying the trees, flowers and, other things!

uh... this snake is pushing his head into a crack in this log...I guess there's something in there he wants to eat!

The girlz had a big day...and that old gal with her hat on backwards had a great time!!

They look 3-D in this shot dont you think?

Mother natures infinity pool edge...

I think this is a milkweed...its sure was a pleasant surprise in the woods.

My friend has a good eye she spotted a couple of salamanders in the waters edge! I'll have to research to find the name of this one.  He is hiding under a hickory nut shell..

Yellow Branch Falls hike was about 3 mi. round trip.  Some ups and downs along a narrow ridge trail through a very heavy oak,hickory forest later we arrived at the falls.  Water levels were low but the flow was still very nice. This waterfall is about 60 ft tall and its a fan class falls with plenty of rock table layers to creat lots of splashing!!

A really good trip!!! Fun was had by all!!



  1. Interesting ...that snake. Glad you were able to get out and enjoy your weekend. Life is more than just work, work, work!

  2. Oh my gosh a fabulous hike! Another beautiful waterfall -- I am so envious. My "collection" pales in comparison.

    Love the snake...he's really pretty, almost a neon blue. And the dogs -- and that gal with her hat on bakcwards look like they're having a great time. And who wouldn't be! Hooray for days off.

  3. You are so very lucky to live in a place that offers such beauty. That is one of the prettiest waterfalls I've ever seen!

  4. Hi Sondra...Boy does that waterfall ever look inviting having had 3 days of 95 degree weather and humidity yikes!!
    Beautiful spot.... that waterfall is wonderful and the dogs look like they are loving as much as you !
    Great post..glad you had a good time!!

  5. I never saw a blue snake. I only know two kinds - rattlesnakes and non-rattlesnakes. That is one pretty waterfall. I would love that hike.

  6. Beautiful waterfall, and it's nice to see some photos of you!

  7. Looks like a fabulous hike! Yes, that's definitely a milkweed though I am not sure what type. I am sure you will find it in an id book since there aren't too many woodland milkweeds. So glad you are getting out and enjoying! :):)

  8. That snake is awesome, and amazing your friend spotted that salamander guy! The girls are looking happy, no surprise... Your waterfall shots are stunning! Glad you had fun!

  9. What a fantastic post Sondra the images are superb... we only have a couple of snake species in the UK and they aren't common to see.

  10. Wonderful pictures. Your photography is so good. I love seeing your dogs.


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