Category Archives for Waterfalls

Cedar Rock Falls

Cedar Rock Falls NC – Pisgah National Forest

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Cedar Rock Falls is a really beautiful 20′ tall waterfall that is accessible via an easy-moderate 1.8 mile roundtrip hike. Location: Pisgah National Forest, Ranger District near Brevard NC Roundtrip Distance: 1.8 Miles Difficulty: Moderate Handicap Accessible: No Dog Friendly: Yes Features: Waterfall, bridges, forest Directions: From The Blue Ridge Parkway, take Highway 276 towards Brevard. […]

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Cove Creek Falls NC

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Cove Creek Falls is located in the Cove Creek areas of the Pisgah National Forest Ranger district. This 50′ waterfall is accessible via a very nice 2 mile loop hike, that is off the beaten path. Location: In Pisgah National Forest, off Highway 276 near Looking Glass Falls Roundtrip Distance: 2 mile loop hike Difficulty: Moderate Handicap Accessible: […]

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Whitewater Falls NC

Whitewater Falls NC

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Whitewater Falls NC, located near Sapphire NC is the tallest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains, measuring 411 feet.   Update 6/30/2017 – The stairs leading to the lower observation deck are now open again!  They have been closed due to forest fires in November of 2016 that destroyed the previous stairs down to the […]

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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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