We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Courthouse Falls is a really scenic 40-foot waterfall in an amphitheater setting. A big pool at the base makes a nice but cold swim hole and some people jump off the falls, though this is very dangerous. The trailhead is 3 miles down forest road...More
Courthouse is a quaint waterfall. Large rocks at bottom offer space for resting and picnics. The trail is short and fairly easy...of course there is downhill/uphill; it's a waterfall. The trail is very muddy. However, you can rinse off legs and feet at the creek...More
Take the FR 140 for 3 curving mikes along a single, narrow, gravel road. Hike down the orange and blue blaze trail for 10-15 minutes. See the fall on the left. Take a steep path down and narrow bridge and steps to the base. Sounds...More
If you can only go once a year, see Courthouse Falls in the Fall with a side trip to the Blue Ridge Pkwy. This is an absolutely beautiful waterfall. It is a bit of a drive up the main hwy NC 215 to Courthouse Falls,...More
Beautiful waterfall. We went during a cold month and it was beautiful to see it after a heavy snow. People swim or wade around the water during warm months but it's not recommended to get too close to the falls. Although, many have without injury.
This was a tough spot to find, but worth it. There was a large tree that fell recently and broke part of the steps leading to the falls and fell across the base of the falls. It is still accessible. It feels very remote and...More
When you take time to go to Pisgah National Forest, be sure to give yourself enough time to enjoy the views. You can stop at the visitor's center at the entrance and take note of all there is to see. Then enjoy all the park...More
Pleasant and scenic falls, though hard to find with a drive then a hike, and probably not worth the effort as other similar falls are easier to locate. Cool, clean water and a spot to jump from is possibly a more unique feature.