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Moore Cove Falls

Hwy 276, Pisgah Forest, NC
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Easy walk, beautiful falls

We had visited this area on several occasions, but still like to go back. The hike is easy compared... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bob H
Raleigh, North Carolina
Worth the short hike

Beautiful falls that you can actually touch. Cove behind is cool. A bit of a hike in but we were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kenneth R
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Hwy 276, Pisgah Forest, NC
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Reviewed yesterday

We had visited this area on several occasions, but still like to go back. The hike is easy compared to others, I was not even breathing hard on the return trip. The falls do change depending on the recent rainfall; it can vary from a...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful falls that you can actually touch. Cove behind is cool. A bit of a hike in but we were able to do it in flip flops - we hadn't expected to do any hiking that day. Relatively even ground but expect some incline and...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Moore Cove falls is located via a .75 mile easy-moderate trail of the Pisgah National Forest Parkway. A favorite for children and pets who get to scamper on the wide flat rocks splashed by the waterfall. Good family fun.

Thank ggsmac
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

ETA 20 minutes and 20 minutes out hike. We went at a stroll pace. Worth every moment.my sister has cerebral palsy, and was able to get it quite easily. She's not your average CP in easy and can walk. But definately needed a little hand....More

Thank KarlenePatrick
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Relatively easy hike, approximately 1.5 miles round trip. There are parts that are a little steep but the trail is reasonably clear and wide. The waterfall was a trickle compared to Looking Glass Falls but it's neat that you can get behind and underneath it.

Thank beachmomto4
Reviewed 23 March 2017

After we left Looking Glass Falls we decided we wanted to see another waterfall. The next easiest on the list was Moore Cove Falls. We started in on the .7 (1.4 roundtrip) hike to the waterfall. For our family of 4 it was an easy...More

1  Thank Temalia
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Very young hike, nice also in the winter. About 1 hour of very easy walk. It's nice you can be behind the waterfall l.

Thank Oded V
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The walk behind waterfall was barely a trickle due to a drought but a bridge nearby was so gorgeous in the fall colors, it was one of my favorite photo ops of our trip.

Thank Penny E
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We took our 6 and 8 year old. The hike is on the easy side. Not the most gorgeous waterfall but what is neat is you can walk behind in like a cave area. Kids loved it. Very mucky. Need boots for sure.

Thank Lena W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We have been to many falls great and small. Some with a lot of water and some like this one with very little. I gave it average because I have been to many nicer ones but this one is easy to access via an easy...More

Thank onemichael
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