Join the National Park Service for a great loop hike through the oak hickory ridge forest, mesic forest, and the ridge top trail on the steep slopes above the scenic Vickery Creek Ravine. We will see very large big leaved Umbrella Magnolia. Our loop will take us past beautiful areas with native ferns, shrubs and wildflowers. We will observe an succession area several years after a pine beetle kill. The ridge top trail shows plants which survive in shallow soils, cliff areas, and dry conditions. This is a great trail to discover.