Another Hike through Silver Creek Conservation Area

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Ahh, the breathtaking views and amazing hiking trails of Silver Creek Conservation Area – I really love that this place is so close to home!


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I can’t help but take tons of photos as I hike through the forest – just trying to capture the amazing beauty so naturally abundant.


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We found a little off-set path leading to a cliff where we thought we might get a great view. No view, but the stunning greenery growing along the cliff faces had me mesmerized.

We found a little off-set path leading to a cliff where we thought we might get a great view. No view, but the stunning greenery growing along the cliff faces had me mesmerized.


We found a good view a little further along.

We found a good view a little further along.


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It was a gorgeous early autumn day, the ground still wet and sticky from rain the day before. We had to be careful not to slip and fall – or sink down into deep mud – in several areas.


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One of the first big cracks into the rocky terrain we came across... more to come!

One of the first big cracks into the rocky terrain we came across… more to come!


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There are lots of rocky cliffs and caves throughout the Silver Creek Conservation Area.


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You really want to be careful not to fall into any of these holes!


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In my last post about our hike here, I’d mentioned trying to find the caves I remember climbing through as a little girl – we never ended up finding it, but we did finally figure out which trail we’d find it along. Something to look forward to on our next trip!


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I loved how this root grew so thickly across the rock.

I loved how this root grew so thickly across the rock.


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Every time we go, we hike for several hours and still never seem to cover even a small fraction of the endless trails available to hike!


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This is definitely a spot to set aside as many hours as you can to explore and enjoy.


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Thank you for stopping by and taking a look at all the gorgeous photos I took. Hope it inspires those of you local enough to check it out for yourselves! xo

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2 thoughts on “Another Hike through Silver Creek Conservation Area

  1. What a beautiful place! Those mini canyons are so gorgeous. You can imagine tectonic activity, maybe an old earthquake, digging these lines such a long time ago. Stunning. I’m happy you could enjoy the day. xo

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    • It’s such a big, magical forest! The sheer vastness of the endless wood and wildlife are astounding – it is a treasured escape for those who know about it. Taking pictures was easier without the dog along for the adventure, but I always feel so guilty about enjoying all that physical activity without him! I need a few more arms to juggle it all, lol. Have a very lovely day, xo

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