Not very accessible.

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User: texaskdog - 2/28/2010

Location: Chalk Ridge Falls Park

Rating: 3stars
Difficulty: 4stars  Solitude: 4stars
Miles Hiked: 7.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: 2 hours


First of all the best part.  When you get to the long bridge, go down the stairs and walk upstream.  Not really a path but the water is never deep.  Beautiful canyon with numerous caves with water running through.  This part takes about a half hour.  After that we took the main path.  The suspension bridge broke over 2 years ago and they havent fixed it and people still work their way across it, very dangerous!  We crossed in the creek.  The path beyond it is overgrown and brushy and not very exciting.  We never made it to the waterfall but must have been close.

Area around Chalk Ridge Falls Park
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