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Posted June 3, 2010 10:45 am - Updated June 3, 2010 10:56 am

Cool getaway for a hot weekend

The upper falls at Helton Creek, 2007

There's a large shady rock at the base of Helton Creek falls that's a perfect place to keep cool on a hot day. Click here for directions to Helton Creek and to Anna Ruby Falls.