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hiker2139
10-07-2007, 20:02
Due to drought concerns and misinformation out there, I thought that I would share what I saw this weekend (10-07-07). Water was trickling through a PVC pipe. The trickle was not very strong. There may be a creek approaching it with some good pools, but I'm afraid that the water coming through PVC pipe spring may be dried up within the next month without some good rain.

f8lranger4x4
08-08-2008, 22:56
Was just their friday all is good on the water.

NC Blaster
09-19-2008, 20:48
Was there 9/19 and water was a steady trickle. The same as I saw it in June.

f8lranger4x4
10-08-2008, 11:45
9/23 water is still a trickle but water us their

GoldenBear
08-17-2014, 17:17
I walked by this shelter three days ago.
The spring is absolutely bone-dry -- there is, literally, not one drop of water coming from it.
Which means a 8.4 mile stretch of The Trail without any water sources.
Fill up when you can!

Teacher & Snacktime
08-17-2014, 19:29
I just forwarded that info to some folks on FB who are planning a hike out there this coming week. Thanks, GB

Odd Man Out
08-17-2014, 23:42
I walked by this shelter three days ago.
The spring is absolutely bone-dry -- there is, literally, not one drop of water coming from it.
Which means a 8.4 mile stretch of The Trail without any water sources.
Fill up when you can!

I did the dry 7.9 miles from Trout Creek to VA624 (past the Dragon's Tooth) last month. Started out with 3.5 L and needed every drop.