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Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls

Bridal Veil Falls in located in Dupont State Forest. To get to the falls it is about a 3 mile hike one way on gravel roads beginning at the Buck Forest parking areas. The falls travels over a wide section of bedrock. The falls is about 10 feet high.

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High Falls

High Falls

High Falls is located in the Dupont State Forest State Park. To access the falls begin at the Buck Forest Parking. It is about a 1 mile hike to the 100 foot falls. There is also a covered bridge at the top of the falls on the main trail known at Buck Forest Trail which begins at the Buck Forest Parking lot.

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Hours: 5:00a - 10:00p

 

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Hooker Falls

Hooker Falls is a 14 foot waterfall located in Dupont State Forest. It is an easy short walk (1/4 mile) from the parking lot to the falls. You will first come to an observation deck at the top of the falls. Then continue down hill on the trail to the basin of the falls. This is the only waterfall in DuPont State Forest that is safe for swimming and is very popular. You can also kayak from Cascade Lake up to the waterfall.

From Hooker Falls you can hike one mile to Triple Falls and 1.5 miles to High Falls.

There are porta johns at the parking area.  

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Hours: 5:00a - 10:00p

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Looking Glass Falls

Looking Glass Falls

Looking Glass Falls is located on Hwy 276 in Pisgah National Forest. Looking Glass Falls is 60 feet high and is easy accessible. The waterfall can be seen from the highway or you can desend the steps to the bottom of the falls. You can venture over the rocks (but be careful for the wet rocks, they can be slippery). You can also wade in the water especially on a hot day.

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Sliding Rock

Sliding Rock

Sliding Rock

Highway 276
Pisgah ForestNC  28768
(828) 877-3350
Hours: 10:00a - 6:00p | during season
 

Sliding Rock is located in the PIsgah National Forest near Brevard. Sliding Rock is approximately 7.5 miles from the junction of US Hwy 64 and 276. Sliding Rock will be on your left. You will go pass Looking Glass Falls on the right. Take a plunge down the 60 foot slippery cascade into the 50-60 degree, 8 foot deep pool.  

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Triple Falls

Triple Falls

Triple Falls consists of three distinct cascades totalling about 120′ in vertical drop. Featured in the movie Last of the Mohicans and The Hunger Games, Triple Falls is about a seven minute walk from the Hooker Falls parking area.

To see this 120-foot tall waterfall, hike one mile roundtrip from the Hooker Falls parking area or 2.2 miles roundtrip from the High Falls parking area.

A picnic shelter is located near the falls trail. Pack a lunch and enjoy the view of the falls while eating or just snacking.

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Hours: 5:00a - 10:00p

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Directions for Waterfalls

Heading Northeast

DestinationMileageTimeRoute
Linville Falls 59 1.1 Milepost 316 on Blue Ridge Parkway
Crabtree Falls 55 1.3 Milepost 339 on Blue Ridge Parkway


Heading Southeast

DestinationMileageTimeRoute
Hickory Nut Falls 27.8
1.0
In Chimney Rock Park


Heading Southwest

DestinationMileageTimeRoute
Looking Glass Falls 36 0.7 via NC-280 E and I-26 W
Moore Cove Falls 37 0.8 via NC-280 E and I-26 W
Sliding Rock 38 0.8 via NC-280 E and I-26 W
Daniel Ridge Falls 39 0.8 2.5 miles past Pisgah Wildlife Educational Center
Skinny Dip Falls 44 1.3 Milepost 417 Blue Ridge Parkway
High Falls 42 1.3 In Dupont State Forest
Triple Falls 42 1.3 In Dupont State Forest
Hooker Falls 42 1.3 In Dupont State Forest
Pearson Falls 37.0 0.8 In Saluda, NC
Rainbow Falls 49.0 1.4 In Gorges State Park NC
Turtleback Falls 49.0 1.4 In Gorges State NC
Upper Whitewater Falls 61 1.5 US 64 towards Highland
Whitewater Falls 61 1.5 US 64 towards Highland
Dry Falls 74 1.7 US 64W
Glenn Falls 75.3 1.8 On Highlands


Heading West

DestinationMileageTimeRoute
Soco Falls 40.6 0.8 NC-19, 16.6 miles past Clyde, NC
Mingo Falls 69.0 1.2

In Cherokee Indian Reservation NC

Deep Creek Falls 66.2 1.3 US-74 near Whitter, NC
Tom Branch Falls 69.0 1.2

In Cherokee Indian Reservation NC

Juney Whank Falls 69.0 1.2 InCherokee Indian Reservation NC
Indian Creek Falls 69.0 1.2 In Cherokee Indian Reservation NC

Note: Routes are for general information and not to be used as a sole means of navigation.