• P.O. Box 28, Round Hill, VA 20142

Hiking the Appalachian Trail to Acadia Waterfall and Buzzard’s Overlo – Bluemont

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Date(s) - May 2, 2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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We will meet at Blueridge Summit Retreat DO NOT USE GPS (specific directions at blueridgesummitretreats.org (Cathy’s home), 20375 Blueridge Mountain Rd, Paris, VA (5.5 miles from Rt. 7 and VDOT Commuter Lot) and carpool to the AT as parking is somewhat limited where we access the AT. If you prefer to meet the group at Morgan’s Mill Road (10:15 am) there is some parking there.

To study the hike and difficulty level check out this linkhttp://www.hikingupward.com/OVH/HollowBrook/

Please pack a picnic lunch as we will hike to the waterfall and enjoy lunch on the beautiful rocks. We will continue on to the scenic Buzzard’s Hill Overlook where the vista includes only mountains and valleys (no houses or roads visible). We will enjoy the wildflowers and wildlife that is visible from the trail along with time to reflect in a few moments of silence experiencing the scenic view at Buzzard’s Overlook.

Cathy Norman is a Virginia Master Naturalist and lives with her husband on Blueridge Mountain Road near the AT. She is also a Hatha Yoga and Mindfulness Stress Reduction teacher. Cathy enjoys hiking in community and loves to interpret the beauty and natural history of the southern Appalachians.

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