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Lula Lake Day Trip North Georgia Mountains

Hello! Seems like forever since I’ve posted here. But things have been so great and a good busy here at home that I just haven’t really had the creativity to sit down and write. I know that might come across as a bad thing but for me…it’s been rejuvenating and a refreshing experience. I’ll have to dedicate a full blog post to update everyone on what’s going on career wise and of course, parenting but for now I’m sharing our day trip at Lula Lake up in North Georgia.

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The beginning of the trail! There were several trails for us to follow but we opt for the longest trail that would give us the best view. We were not too disappointed. I would highly recommend visiting during the winter (if the place is open to the public) and walk the trail. I was hoping we would have a magnificent view of the town below but the trees blocked our view. I should have known but at least this gives me something to look forward to when we plan our winter hike.

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Had to squeeze in a selfie of us because well…it’s a family hike and I love photos. Alright everyone…here are the photos. We had an amazing time and I really enjoyed this trail. I liked it a lot better than Raven Cliffs. Vu would disagree but to each their own.alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"alt="Lula Lake North Georgia Mountains"

So Vu thinks this may be a ginseng bloom. I’m really not sure as I know nothing about plants. Anyone have an idea?

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It looks like camping is allowed, but most likely with reservations and probably a very limited space. But it really is a beautiful view from the top overlook and a serene place to sit and soak up the beauty of nature.

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And then Vu took us on the High Adventure trailĀ and oh boy was I surprised to see that getting down was steep and required hanging on a rope for support. I’m sure for Vu it was nothing but for me…I’d rather have taken the long way. Since Jordan braved it, I figured I might as well too.

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The waterfall was quite busy and loud. I expected it since the place is only open the first weekend and last weekend of the month. We wanted to sit back and relax, maybe put up the hammock but we didn’t stay too long. We got our toes wet and cooled off from the hike and that’s about it. On our walk back, we took the short trail and got to see the first waterfall. For us it was the second but if you walked the short trail, it would have been first. And y’all…this waterfall was BEAUTIFUL. The waters were perfectly blue and the scenic atmosphere was so tranquil. This is what I wanted to enjoy. So after all, we were able to relax.

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Amazing right? Be sure to check out the website here before making your trip. If you want a great view and less crowds, take the long trail which is the South Creek Trail. After our hike we drove about thirty minutes into Chattanooga Tennessee and bought moon pies! Well we didn’t just go for moon pies but we wanted the nostalgia of an old town so we went into the general store and there I found moon pies. I know, I can get them anywhere but like I said–nostalgia. That’s how we ended our day trip. Another fun hiking adventure for the books!

I look forward to our winter hike back out at Lula Lake.

 

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