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Album: Along the Sheltowee Trace, by Derek Coomer

Album photos: Princess Falls, Low bush blueberries, Indian Pink wildflower, and photo of spectacular sheer cliff along the trail
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Special Derek Coomer (c) Photography Album

Derek Coomer recently posted photos from a visit May 25, 2017, to the Sheltowee Trace, in the Big South Fork River & Recreation Area, along the Lick River, near Whitley City, McCreary County, KY.


According to the entry on the Sheltowee Trace Trail in Wikipedia, the trail, in the Daniel Boone National Forest, is named for Daniel Boone, who was nicknamed "Big Turtle" by the Indians.

Photos posted Posted in the ColumbiaMagazine group on Flickr and are now on ColumbiaMagazine.com in this album.

If you go: Whitley City is approximately 70 miles via the Cumberland Parkway and U.S. 27 - just a little over 75 minutes from the Historic Courthouse in Columbia, KY, according to Google Maps.

Worries/Hazards for those who revel in them: Severe weather, American black bear, Tick-borne diseases, Mosquitos, Yellowjackets, Biting flies, Chiggers, Steep grades, Limited water, Diarrhea from water, Poison ivy, and Venomous snakes - Wikipedia


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Wildflowers of Kentucky: Indian Pink - May 25, 2017



2017-08-06 - Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, KY - Photo by Derek Coomer (c).
Indian Pink along the Sheltowee Trace in the Big South Fork NRRA. - Derek Coomer Seen in the ColumbiaMagazine group on Flickr.

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Low bush blueberries along Sheltowee Trace



2017-08-07 - Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, KY - Photo by Derek Coomer (c).
Lowbush blueberries along the Sheltowee Trace in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area. Photo May 25, 2017.

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Derek Coomer: Along the Sheltowee Trace



2017-08-07 - Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, KY - Photo by Derek Coomer (c).
Sheltowee Trace in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, KY. - Derek Coomer. Seen in the ColumbiaMagazine group on Flickr.

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