One North Carolina mountain stream and the American people

Laurel Creek is 3,900 feet above sea level in the Nantahala National Forest in far western North Carolina, and 1,000 feet above any roadway It’s a stream draining an inholding…a word meaning private property that’s completely inside a block of public land It flows into Rockhouse Creek, which itself then feeds the Outstanding Resource Waters of Fires Creek Far...

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