Photo Credit: Ken Weaver
Field Trip for Sunrise/ Breakfast/ Biltmore House
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 6:00 am. Sunrise at Pounding Mill Overlook at 7:35 am.
The Blue Ridge Parkway will be referred to as the BRP.
Meet at the Bi-Lo grocery parking lot at 6:00 am. 41 Forest Gate Dr. Pisgah Forest. Park on the left side next to Pizza Hut. We will leave at 6:15 am sharp. Turn right out of the parking lot on Hwy 276 and drive west to the entrance of the BRP. Turn left and continue to milepost 413.2. This will be the Pounding Mill Overlook.
After sunrise, we will continue south on the BRP to milepost 418. This is the Graveyard Fields Overlook. We will hike to the lower falls. It is a 1/3 mile hike to the falls or we can shoot from the parking area. Restrooms are at this overlook.
After the falls, turn around and head north on the BRP to the Pisgah Lodge where we will have breakfast. After we eat, continue north on the BRP to the Hwy 25 north exit towards Asheville. Continue on this road to the Biltmore Estate entrance at One Lodge Street which will be on the left. Park in the upper parking area. We will meet at the wall just inside the gate facing the front lawn of the Biltmore House. We will shoot until ?- TBD. Afterward, we will meet at the Stable Cafe for coffee before returning home.
Bring warm clothes, hiking shoes, flashlight, hot coffee, and your CCOH release form. As always join in for all or any part of the trip. See you in the dark.