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Keep going past the sign!

A great trail! Like others have said, if you are going to drive to the trail-head you will need a... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Don't let your guard down

It has been many years since I have been here. It was still an untouched piece of beauty then. I... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

A great trail! Like others have said, if you are going to drive to the trail-head you will need a vehicle that can handle the ruts. The trail crosses several streams. When I went it had been raining a lot earlier in the week. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jwillis383
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

It has been many years since I have been here. It was still an untouched piece of beauty then. I used to hunt Rattlesnakes and Copperheads on this mountain and covered a lot of ground in there. Please be very cautious when visiting here because...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank OnAir28033333478
Reviewed July 2, 2018

My family decided that this hike was our favorite hike we've done. The stream/river crossings really made this hike for us. You cross water at least 10 times. Most of the crossings you can pick your own path, which my kids (ages 11 and 13)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
9  Thank Lagjeg
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Great hike in and out-about 2 miles, there are several stream crossings but enough rocks to hop across to stay dry. Very crowded on the weekends though, went early and cars already lined the road. Beautiful crystal clear pools and small cascades along the way....More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank rtriptraveler
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We loved the seclusion of the bathtub and the blue look that the sun created in the water. We loved the thirteen creek crossings that allowed us to rock hop across. The trash in the woods was sickening! Trash bags were hung from trees and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank rhbikebum
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Starting out, the road is incredibly rough. Lots of pot holes, steep, not maintained at all. We went in mid May on a Thursday around 10am and there were only 2 other people on the trail. On the way out, however, the parking lot was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Augustandwally
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

We finally made a visit to the devils bath tub after hearing about it years ago. We parked at the trail head of the devils fork loop trail. There is room there for maybe 8-10 cars and the road in is short but quite rough...More

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank LizandC
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on this hike early October, the leaves were changing and falling which added some natural beauty to the hike! The hike wasn't too bad, several river crossings but the water was low which made it much more manageable, we were...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank FNPinKnox
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Go Early!! We got there at 10:30 in the morning and the closest parking lot was almost full. Also drive a truck or off road vehicle because the road up to the trail-head is rocky. The hike itself is beautiful and moderately hard. You'll be...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Rachael M
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We went on a youth hike with our church. The trail was challenging not with hills but just because we crossed the creek multiple times. Wear shoes that you can wear in water and hike comfortably in. The trail is not really maintained but it's...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Lori W
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July 13, 2018|
Response from rtriptraveler | Reviewed this property |
You can park along the left side (river side) on the main road before you get to the forest road that takes you to the trail head. The forest road is rutted out pretty bad in a few spots due to all the traffic there.