Posts by Becky Weedman

Toxaway Bridge on Foothills Trail Has Been Refurbished

After decades of service, the 225-ft suspension bridge over the Toxaway River has been refurbished by Duke Energy. Originally built by the construction section of Duke Power, the complete overhaul was carried out by Crowder Construction Company in just 60 days.  During this time men and materials had to be boated and barged up Lake…

A Day Well Spent on Lake Jocassee

Boat – Hike – Swim This Foothills Trail Conservancy outing included a boat ride, an invigorating hike, and swimming in Lake Jocassee! A group of nine FTC members and their guests had a near perfect day to enjoy a trifecta on, around, and in Lake Jocassee on September 1st.   First, the group was taken to…

Baylor School Senior Students Work Hard on the Foothills Trail

For many years the senior class at Baylor School in Chattanooga, TN has been coming to the area in and around Oconee County for a trip to enjoy such activities as kayaking, canoeing, backpacking, and rappelling. They also spend time doing community service work, primarily on the trails in the area. This year, at the…
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