Wildflowers are everywhere, dainty and beautiful, so I am taking a lot of close up pics to try to convey the variety and will name them when I can.
We heard about a nice hike at a new state park, Elk Knob, that had a nice 360 view at the top of the surrounding area so we had to check that one out:
|trees just budding here|
|the Appalachians are showing some spring green|
|wake robin trillium|
|nearby Boone, NC, had a couple good breweries!|
|Looking down on the Upper and Lower Linville Falls in the gorge|
|Upper Linville Falls|