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Purchase Knob View

Purchase Knob, Great Smoky Mountains

Purchase Knob is a mountain located along the Cataloochee Divide, the serves as the border between Cataloochee Valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Maggie Valley and Waynesville areas of North Carolina.  The hike to Purchase Knob is a real hidden gem, as are many of the trails on the North Carolina side […]

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Chasteen Creek Cascade

Chasteen Creek Cascade Falls

Chasteen Creek Cascade is a 30′ waterfall.  Due to the very gradual decent, it’s technically a cascade, hence the name.  Regardless, it’s really beautiful, and surrounded by dense woods, with lots of wildflowers. Location: Smokemont Area, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Roundtrip Distance: 3.6 Miles Difficulty: Easy – Flat and wide trail, with only moderate […]

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Linville Falls NC

Linville Falls NC

Linville Falls NC, located near Milepost 316 on The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most popular stopping points along the parkway, and also one of the most photographed waterfalls in the area. Location: Blue Ridge Parkway, NC Roundtrip Distance: Erwin’s View Trail: 1.6 miles Linville Gorge Trail: 1.5 miles Difficulty: Erwin’s View Trail: […]

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Bridal Veil Falls NC Highlands

Bridal Veil Falls Highlands NC

Bridal Veil Falls is a 60′ cascade, and 120′ tall waterfall, located just outside Highlands, NC that is literally roadside, meaning you can drive up, almost right next to it.  You were able to drive under it until recently, but that is not currently allowed. Location: Highlands, NC Roundtrip Distance: The waterfall is roadside. Difficulty: […]

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Cullasaja Falls NC

Cullasaja Falls NC

Cullasaja Falls NC is a 250′ tall and majestic waterfall located off of Highway 64 in the Cullasaja Gorge, near Highlands NC.  The falls are viewable mainly from the road. Location: Highlands, NC Roundtrip Distance: The waterfall is roadside, however there is an unofficial trail leading down to the base of the falls. Difficulty: Easy. […]

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Dry Falls NC

Dry Falls NC

Dry Falls NC is a very popular and beautiful waterfall near Highlands, NC that you can visit and walk behind.  This 75 foot waterfall cascades over a large cliff that allows you to walk under and behind it.   Location: Highlands, NC Roundtrip Distance: The waterfall is roadside Difficulty: Easy Handicap Accessible: Yes Dog Friendly: […]

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Triple Falls NC Dupont State Forest

Bridal Veil Falls NC Dupont State Forest

Bridal Veil Falls is a 120′ tall waterfall that begins with a cascade off an overhang at the top. You can walk underneath this particular portion of the waterfall. This is not the same Bridal Veil Falls that is located near Highlands, NC that you can drive next to.  Location: Dupont State Forest, near Brevard, […]

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High Falls NC

Dupont State Forest – Waterfalls Trail

Updated: 6/12/2017 – New photos, and additional information. Dupont State Forest is a 10 thousand acre State Forest just outside of Brevard, NC.   One of the key attractions for Dupont Forest is it’s six different waterfalls, 3 of which are close closer together.  Dupont State Forest and it’s waterfalls are so beautiful, they were […]

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High Falls NC Dupont State Forest

High Falls NC, Dupont State Forest

High Falls NC is a 150 foot tall waterfall with a covered bridge at the very top.  The waterfall is one of three falls, very close to each other long the waterfalls trail in Dupont State Park, near Brevard, NC. Location: Dupont State Forest, near Brevard, NC Roundtrip Distance: 1.2-mile roundtrip easy trail from the […]

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Triple Falls NC Dupont State Forest

Triple Falls NC Dupont State Park

Triple Falls is the most beautiful and most popular falls in Dupont State Forest. The Falls consists of 3 small falls, one right after the other. You can sit on a large rock face in the middle of the falls or even have a picnic here, there is plenty of room, and you’ll have a […]

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