Falls Lake Trail - Section 22

Figure 22-E.  Old railroad trestle over Ellerbe Creek.  Note the debris trapped on the upstream side.

Train trestle Ellerbe Creek

Falls Lake Trail - Section 22

Figure 22-H.  This is the wide, flat upper end of Falls Lake, where several rivers converge (or formerly converged) to form the Neuse River.

Falls Lake start

Falls Lake Trail - Section 23

Figure 23-G.  View from the bluff at trail point 23-G.  This is where the Little River (top) and the Eno River (lower left) meet.

Little River and Eno converge

Falls Lake Trail - Section 23

Figure 23-H.  Typical piece of diabase, showing characteristic shape and colors.

diabase boulder

Falls Lake Trail - Section 23

Figure 23-M1.  Cliff exposure of sandstone below the trail close to the Eno River.

cliff of sandstone

Falls Lake Trail - Section 23

Figure 23-M2.  Close-up of previous figure, showing excellent cross-bedding in the sandstone.

cross-bedding in sandstone

Falls Lake Trail - Section 23

Figure 23-M3.  Close-up of another cliff exposure below the trail, showing cross-bedded deposits of conglomeratic material.  Site is east of 23-M1.

sandstone with cross-bedding