At the end of Owl’s Roost Trail, signs directed us to the H. Michael Weaver Bridge crossing Lake Brandt again. This photo reminds me of the Appalachian Trail footbridge crossing the James River in Virginia.
The MST route turns left onto the Nat Greene Trail and again follows the shoreline. The Parks department has done an impressive job building boardwalks in low areas. Although the ground was dry as a bone for us, this area could be quite swampy.
Two boardwalks diverged in a wood and I...
Similar to our experience on the Falls Lake sections of the MST, crossing roads and picking up the trail again was challenging. The rationale of where to place white blazes is unclear to me at times when we have to search for them. (I guess that means I need to work with trail maintainers and learn how they do it.) But we found the Laurel Bluff Trail for the last leg of our hike, leaving behind Lake Brandt and beginning the shoreline of Lake Townsend.