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Great little hike to beautiful waterfall

We had our 4 and 5 year olds with us and this loop hike was perfect for us. Maybe just over a mile... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Margarete B
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Atlanta
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Amazing hike!

This was an incredible hike. The road was open when we visited, so we were able to park near the... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
ElleCosimano
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had our 4 and 5 year olds with us and this loop hike was perfect for us. Maybe just over a mile out to waterfall and back around. We had fun walking over streams up to the main attraction. We were only ones on...More

Thank Margarete B
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This was an incredible hike. The road was open when we visited, so we were able to park near the trailhead. The hike itself was a little steep at times with some roots and a narrow spots, but pretty short, not crowded, and with an...More

Thank ElleCosimano
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Great falls to climb if you dont want to be wiped out once you get to the top. Breathtaking views. Challenging but not too hard.

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed August 3, 2018

My husband and I (pretty out of shape, but not injured or elderly) and our four year old son hiked to the falls and back in late July. I wore my 2 year old daughter on my back. It was perfect! There are a lot...More

1  Thank Julie A
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Off of a Forest Rd., On the way to wayah bald, is it worth the find but you'll have to find it as there are really no signs. Trail can be a bit muddy in areas with some steep drops, so be careful with your...More

Thank bksilver
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

What a great hike with beautiful views. It was a easy to moderate climb with peeks of the descending water fall along the way. It was a well marked mile trail that takes you in an easy loop to follow.

Thank Elisha A
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Rich cove forest trail absolutely stunning display of wild flowers -- trillium, uvularia, showy orchis, etc, etc. The falls are beautiful but the wild flowers stole the show.

Thank TientsinMama
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This trailhead for this hike is back a 2 mile gravel lane that google referred to as “unnamed.” The sign at the entrance of that road did not say anything about a waterfall, just warned of road conditions and was full of bullet holes. After...More

Thank aplbch
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Pros: * waterfall * close to town Cons: * Very narrow single lane GRAVEL road up the mountain to the parking area. PRAY you don't meet another vehicle coming the opposite direction. * Desolate area * Narrow trail beside a steep drop-off (some would consider...More

5  Thank Larry A
Reviewed October 18, 2017

both hike and falls are more than worth stopping to see, even the drive to the falls was beautiful. you like this.

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Response from WilburNorthCarolina | Reviewed this property |
there is no address you could enter into your GPS except perhaps the # of the Forest Service Road which is #388 This road is approx. 2 1/2 miles from the "top" or pass of the wayah road , down the winding road towards... More
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