Always bring some extra 5-50 cord. It always comes in handy for things like hanging clothes or tent issues.
When setting off on a hike, always pack lots of snacks and water. You never know how long you will be out!
Chimney Tops Picnic Area is a must see, and be sure to plan to stay for more than just lunch!
start out early
Make reservations in advance so that you get the best park. Plan ahead and bring along all you need to have a good time.
You must see the sunrise over the Queen's garden! One for your bucket list!
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