Category Archives for Waterfalls

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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Hooker Falls

Hooker Falls Dupont State Forest

Hooker Falls, located in Dupont State Forest is a beautiful 15 foot tall and wide waterfall, that plunges into a large pool at the base.  The pool is a popular swimming hole in the summer. Location: Dupont State Forest, near Brevard, NC Roundtrip Distance: 0.8 miles roundtrip Difficulty: Easy Handicap Accessible: Yes – To the […]

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Little Bradley Falls

Little Bradley Falls NC

Little Bradley Falls is an exceptionally beautiful 50 foot multi-tiered waterfall near Saluda, North Carolina. This gorgeous waterfall is at the end of an easy and almost two mile roundtrip hike. Location: Green River Game Area, near Saluda NC Roundtrip Distance: 1.9 miles roundtrip Difficulty: Moderate Features:Beautiful dense hardwood forest, wildflowers, waterfall, creek crossing, swimming […]

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Big Bradley Falls

Big Bradley Falls NC

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Big Bradley Falls 75 foot waterfall, located in a small gorge along Cove Creek, near Saluda NC.  The waterfall is beautiful, but difficult to reach and view.  We had headed to this area to see Little Bradley Falls, but took the wrong trail, and ended up at the overlook for Big Bradley Falls instead. Location: […]

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Hickory Nut Falls at Chimney Rock NC

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Hickory Nut Falls, in Chimney Rock State Park is the second tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi. The waterfall plunges 404 feet down over a cliffside into a pool at the bottom.  The beautiful, cool, and wooded Hickory Nut Falls Trail leads you through the forest below the cliffs of Chimney Rock, to an observation […]

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Moore Cove Falls

Moore Cove Falls NC

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Moore Cove Falls is a 50 foot tall and low volume waterfall that is located near Looking Glass Falls off Highway 276 in Pisgah National Forest.   One of the unique features that makes this waterfall so attractive, is you can stand in it, and get behind it! Location: Highway 276, North Carolina, Pisgah National […]

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Little Bird Falls NC

Little Bird Falls NC

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Little Bird Falls is a very beautiful and photogenic waterfall located just a short distance off of Highway 215 in Pisgah National Forest. There is no “official” trail to the falls, but there is a trail leading from the road to the falls. Location: Highway 215, North Carolina, Pisgah National Forest Roundtrip Distance: Less than .5 […]

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Graveyard Fields Upper Falls

Upper Falls Graveyard Fields

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Upper Falls Graveyard Fields is a nice waterfall and hike.  The waterfall is accessed by a 1.5 mile hike, that gets a little steep towards the end, but provides you with a nice overview of Graveyards Fields an what it has to offer. Location: Milepost 418.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in NC Roundtrip Distance: 1.5 Miles Handicap/Disability […]

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Graveyard Fields

Lower Falls Graveyard Fields

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Lower Falls Graveyard Fields is a gorgeous waterfall and swimming hole, that is accessible by a short and moderate .3 mile hike down to the falls. This waterfall is also visible from a small pull over on the Blue Ridge Parkway, just past MP418.8. Location: Milepost 418.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in NC Roundtrip […]

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