Merry Falls – Adjacent to DuPont State Forest, North Carolina

Merry Falls is a split waterfall, about 12 feet tall at the upper tier with a lower series of cascades that drop another 20 feet. From the High Falls parking area in DuPont State Forest, drive 1½ miles south to Cascade Lake Road and turn right. It will soon become a gravel road. Merry Falls […]

Log Hollow Falls – Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina

Log Hollow Falls is a 25-foot waterfall In Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. From the junction of US 64, US 276, and NC 280 in Brevard, drive north on US 276 for 10.3 miles (passing Looking Glass Falls on the way) to the unpaved FR 475B on the left. Drive 1.6 miles on […]

Grogan Creek Falls – Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina

This is a 20-foot waterfall in Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, NC. From the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, take the Cat Gap Loop trail; turn right onto Butter Gap trail; go straight past the Long Branch trail; waterfall is on the left after 0.4 mile. You will pass Cedar Rock Falls on the way […]

Green River Narrows – Polk and Henderson Counties, North Carolina

The Narrows of the Green is a 2.9-mile section of the Green River, in Henderson County and Polk County, between the Big Hungry creek confluence and the Fishtop access area, in western North Carolina, United States. The Green Narrows is best known for being one of the most extreme kayaking runs in the Eastern US. […]

Grassy Creek Falls – DuPont State Forest, North Carolina

Grassy Creek Falls is a 50-foot sliding waterfall on Grassy Creek in Transylvania County, North Carolina. The waterfall is located in DuPont State Forest. The hike to the falls is about four miles round trip and moderate in difficult. The closest trail head starts at the Visitors Center on Staton Road (DuPont Road). Trail maps […]

Drift Falls – Transylvania County, North Carolina

Drift Falls, also known as Bust-Yer-Butt Falls and Driftwood Falls, is a waterfall located on private property in Transylvania County, North Carolina. The falls is at the terminus of the trail to Rainbow Falls and Turtleback Falls; just past the boundary of Gorges State Park. It can be photographed without trespassing. Drift Falls flows on […]

Douglas Falls – Pisgah National Forest, Big Ivy Area, North Carolina

70-foot Douglas Falls lies in the Big Ivy Area of Pisgah National Forest, north of Asheville. There are two trails to the falls; The shortest and easiest: Take 19/23 North (Future I-26 West) about 12 miles to exit 15. At the end of the exit ramp, turn right toward Barnardsville and drive NC Highway 197 […]

Discovery Falls – Pisgah National Forest, Transylvania County, North Carolina

The trail to this 75-foot waterfall in Pisgah National Forest starts at FR475B at the junction with gated FR5043 (Seniard Ridge trail). There is a large Forest Service interpretive sign at the trail-head. Discovery Falls lies on a side trail on the right just before the first bridge. Back on the main trail, there are […]

Cullasaja Falls – Nantahala National Forest, Macon County, North Carolina

Cullasaja Falls, on the Cullasaja River, is a 200-foot cascade on U.S. 64, west of Highlands North Carolina.

Dill Falls (Lower & Upper) – Nantahala National Forest, Jackson County, North Carolina

The Dill Falls (Lower & Upper) lie on Tanasee Creek in Jackson County, North Carolina. The lower fall is 50 feet tall, the upper 25 feet. From the intersection of NC Hwy. 215 and the Blue Ridge Parkway, go south on NC 215 for 2.6 miles. Turn right on FR4663. Follow this narrow road for […]

Cove Creek Falls – Pisgah National Forest, Transylvania County NC

Cove Creek Falls is a high (50 feet), steep slide/cascade with a few free-fall ledges. The flow splits into several paths on the way down, and there is a flat ledge about 2/3 of the way down. On the way to the falls there are several beautiful cascades that are worth scrambling down the creek […]

Courthouse Falls – Pisgah National Forest, Brevard NC

Courthouse Creek flows through the Pisgah National Forest near a mountain called the Devil’s Courthouse then falls 40 feet through a narrow chute into a natural amphitheater of bedrock. To reach the falls from the Blue Ridge Parkway, go down NC Highway 215 for 6.5 miles south and turn left onto Forest Road 140 (Courthouse […]

Cedar Rock Falls (Lower & Upper) – Pisgah National Forest – Transylvania County NC

Lower & Upper Cedar Rock Falls lie off the Cat Gap Loop Trail in Pisgah National Forest, near Brevard, NC. The lower falls is on a side trail on the left of the main trail, about 0.8 mile from the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education. Although only 20 feet, it is the more picturesque of […]

French Broad Falls, Shoal Creek Falls and Bird Rock (Cathedral) Falls – Transylvania County NC

Ledge type falls, about as wide as it is high in normal conditions. they fall into a deep pool with gravel bars all around. French Broad Falls is at the left part of a semi-circular rock ledge; on the right side of that ledge, next to an old mill, is Shoal Creek Falls. Walking downstream […]

Bubbling Spring Branch Cascades – Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina

Bubbling Spring Branch Cascade is a 25-foot waterfall in Pisgah National Forest is just 1.8 miles North of the Blue Ridge Parkway on NC Highway 215. It’s a short but steep hike to get a closer look. There’s a parking area for several cars along the road (but no signs). There is an obvious trail […]

Little Bradley Falls – Saluda, Polk County, North Carolina

Little Bradley Falls is a beautiful 35′ multi-level falls on Cove Creek, up stream from Big Bradley Falls. The hike to the waterfall is about a mile and is easy to moderate, but requires a wet creek crossing. Directions: From Asheville, take I-26 East towards Hendersonville. Pass the Hendersonville exits, take exit 59 for Saluda, […]

Big Bradley Falls – Saluda, Polk County, North Carolina

Big Bradley Falls is a 75-foot waterfall on Cove Creek near Saluda, NC. There are two trails to the falls, one to an overlook above the falls; another to the base of the falls. Trail locations and descriptions are available online. Be careful – fatalities have occurred, especially on the upper trail where hikers have […]

Lepreau Falls – Lepreau, New Brunswick

25-foot Lepreau Falls are located on the Lepreau River, nearby the hamlet of Lepreau in southwestern New Brunswick. To get there, head along Highway 1 toward Point Lepreau. Take the route 790, then go west on route 795 until you reach the Lepreau Falls Road. Take the falls road, follow until you reach a picnic […]

Fuller Falls – Fundy Trail Parkway, New Brunswick, Canada

Fuller Falls is a 35-foot waterfall on the Fundy Trail Parkway near St. Martins, NB, Canada. It is accessible via a short, easy hike from the parkway.

Lake Creek Falls – Beartooth Highway, Montana

Lake Creek Falls is located in Montana, near the Wyoming border, approximately 1 1/2 miles east of the Beartooth Highway’s (US 212) junction with the Chief Joseph Scenic Byway (WY 296).