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Chimney Rock State Park

4/3/1998 Continued over to Chimney Rock [State Park]. Took an elevator up to the Chimney for magnificent views, and then down for a nice walk to the base of a pretty waterfall.

The Rock from down below
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Closer look
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On the trail to the top
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Nice view ...
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... with me in it
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Our Caddy in the middle
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Maureen by the waterfall
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A look at the top ...
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... and a little closer
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Cliffs of Neuse State Park

11/17/2006 On the road, heading for Raleigh but stopped at Cliffs of Neuse State Park as the sun was setting. Walked a short way on a trail and saw the Neuse river far below (we were on the Cliff).

The park sign
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A look one way ...
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... and the other
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Grandfather Mountain State Park

6/1979 Went to Grandfather Mountain [SP] ...

A view from the road
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A cool footbridge
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Ready to cross ...
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A view to the valley
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Ken on top
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A view to the mountains
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Ready for hangliding
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Launch!
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Soaring high
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Water and sleep ...
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... the bear necessities
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A little cuter ...
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Jockeys Ridge State Park

5/10/1996 From there to Nags Head on the Outer Bank and to Jockeys Ridge State Park and the highest dunes (100 ft) on the east coast. Usually there are hang gliders here but a wind shift made them stop.

The dunes with hang glider
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Pilot Mountain State Park

6/1980 Went to Pilot Mountain State Park.

The eponymous mountain
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Me relaxing with a great view
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The steep trail
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One view to the ground ...
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... and another
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