Hike 43: Norvin Green State Forest

Hike 43 was my third time hiking this particular route in Norvin Green State Forest; Otter Hole to Carris Hill to Chikahoki Falls. The climb to the top of Carris Hill is a moderate hike, made more difficult by the initial decent from Otter Hole. Continue reading

Norvin Green State Forest: Otter Hole to Carris Hill Hike

I was pumped. The Otter Hole to Carris Hill loop was one of my favorite hikes from last summer, and despite the blistering heat, I was excited for the challenges ahead! The 4 mile hike takes you past creeks, rock slab summits, waterfalls, rock scrambles, and dense forest. The difficulty and beauty of the Norvin Green State Forrest captured a piece of my heart last summer, which is why I couldn’t wait to get back here. Continue reading