My brother told me about this beautiful waterfall that was behind his subdivision. There is a family that maintains the land for hunting in the fall and had given him permission to hike the property. I had been to the waterfall late August last year. We were experiencing a drought so even though the rock formation and topography of the land was beautiful….there was no water. This year I was determined to see this beauty in all her glory. Fast forward to May 2016, it has rained an unusual amount for a Kentucky spring. My first thoughts were of that waterfall.
When honey and I took off on our hike, it was late in the afternoon. It took us a good hour to get to the waterfall. The foliage was thick and lush from all the heat and rain. The shade of the canopy welcomed us with hushed silence as we entered forest. The terrain was thick with moss and slippery trails. I could hear the waterfall well before I could see it. It’s tumbling waters cooled the spring air. Gallon upon gallon of water rushed down the steep rocks and landed in the stream below. She was in a mood to show off. The thundering sound of the waterfall was in stark contrast to the silence of the secluded forest. This was a special place. A hidden garden in the forest.