At a Glance Waterfall Guide

Enjoy this sampling of area waterfalls, for a deep dive visit thelaurelmagazine.com/recreation.

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Likeable, Hikeable Falls: Upper Middle Creek Falls

Stepping just slightly off the Beaten Path reveals hidden wonders like the hypnotic Upper Middle Creek Falls.

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Sustaining the Ecology: Highlands Biological Foundation

Keeping track of our winged neighbors requires a concerted effort and a watchmaker’s attention to detail.

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No Better Balm Than a Good Dig: Gardening on the Plateau

Joey Kyle’s Plateau Planting Wisdom will pay dividends later in the season – witness his Wild Greens Pesto.

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Our Ringed-Necked Ducks

They dive, they dabble and they decorate our lakes and ponds – Ring-Necked Ducks are leaving us for the season, but not without putting on

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Fly-Fishing Perspective

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Funny Name. Prized Plant - Highlands Cashiers Land Trust

A local inn incorporates wise conservation practices into its development plans, benefitting local plants and wildlife and sweetening life on

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Recreation Search

Whether you want to tackle a mountain or sit by a stream, you’ll find just what you’re looking for here. This is a premier golf destination, but there’s so much more available. There are streams to fish, public pools and tennis courts to enjoy and playgrounds, too. Winter sports include ice skating, skiing, tubing and hiking.

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