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Bandy Creek Camping, Pogue Creek Canyon and Rock Creek Loop Hikes
November 3, 2021 @ 8:00 am – November 5, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
November 3– 5 – Camping at Bandy Creek Campground in Big South Fork, hiking Pogue Creek Canyon and Rock Creek Loop. We have reserved several tent only campsites in A Loop. B Loop has RV sites. Please contact Joan Hartvigsen to request a spot in one of the campsites and to register for the hikes, Jhartvigs@comcast.net or 931-636-2914. Thursday, November 4, Pogue Creek Canyon Hike. 4 miles one way. Vehicle shuttle required. 1,463 feet elevation change. Meet at the Pogue Creek Canyon trailhead at 9 am CDT. We will leave vehicles on Black House Mountain Road at Moccasin Rock trail junction prior to our hike. Pogue Creek forms and flows through the deep magnificent gorge. Pogue Creek Canyon features immense sheer bluffs and cliffs, many rock houses, sandstone formations and beautiful, rich forests of hemlocks, red maples, beech, sycamore, basswood, oaks and hickories. The autumn foliage will be gorgeous. Friday November 5, Rock Creek Loop, Big South Fork NRRA, seven miles, moderate. This trail features mature riparian forest, rock houses and pristine Rock Creek lined with hemlocks. Meet at the Rock Creek Trailhead at 9 am CDT.