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Chief Benge Scout Trail

Highlights: rare high elevation plant and bird species, two lakes for swimming, beautiful mountain streams and waterfalls, multiple day backpacking opportunity or shorter day hikes, backcountry solitude Length: 16.6 miles one way. (An additional…
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Bark Camp Lake Loop Trail

Highlights:  lake views, waterfowl, rare plants Length:  3.7 miles round trip Difficulty:  easy to moderate Camping Reservations:  Call (276) 679-8370 Trailhead:  The trailhead is gated in the winter (mid Oct. --- April 1).…
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Ingrid Carter is a long way from her native Germany

Ingrid Carter has come a long way from the young German bride who could not "boil water" to the owner and chef of Gasthaus Edelweiss, an authentic German restaurant in Weber City, Va. The journey that would bring her to the United States started…