Thursday, October 1, 2015

Oct 10 - Locust Spring & Buck Run Day Hike, Laurel Fork Trail System

***Saturday, Oct 10
Locust Spring & Buck Run Day Hike, Laurel Fork Trail System
Rated easy to moderate - Join us for this leisurely hike to the Laurel Fork River.  The hike is approximately 6 miles and will take 3-4 hours.  We will be using Buck Run & Locust Spring Run Trails in the Laurel Fork Trail System.  The trails are easy to moderate using old railroad grades.  There will be several small stream crossings. We will stop by the Laurel Fork River for lunch/snack and to enjoy the scenery.  Conservation topic:  Leave No Trace.  Participants should be able to hike a moderate rated trail and be able to rock hop small streams.  Beginners are welcome.  Please dress for  weather;  bring drinking water and wear sturdy footwear.  There is a vault toilet at the trail head.  We will meet at the Locust Springs picnic area on Forest Road 142 off Rt 28, between Cherry Groove and Thornwood WV.  Sign-up required.
Leader: Brent Carminati, brentcar1@frontiernet.net or 703-999-8679
Nearest "city":  Thornwood, WV

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