North Carolina Waterfalls

North Carolina waterfalls
Transylvania County North Carolina sealThis is the seal of Transylvania County North Carolina, similar to the road sign we saw that day.

North Carolina waterfalls are extremely plentiful and amazingly beautiful.  It's become one of our favorite places to hike so far...at least in the eastern United States.

In fact, on our first hiking trip to the Tar Heel state, we were overjoyed as we spotted the first road sign for Transylvania County, because it read, "Transylvania County...Land of Waterfalls".

We quickly fell in love with the state and her glorious outdoor scenery and activities.  It's definitely a hikers paradise!

The map below marks the North Carolina waterfalls we've visited thus far...

North Carolina Waterfall Recommendations

While "Land of Waterfalls" is definitely a fitting mantra for the beautiful Brevard area in Transylvania County specifically, we've found that it applies to so much of western North Carolina, especially being the home of the most magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains.  Those mountains are absolutely teeming with trails, trees, cliffs, and of course...waterfalls!

Here is the list of the one's we've been to so far...

Bridal Veil Falls (Cullasaja Gorge)

Bridal Veil Falls (Dupont State Forest)

Courthouse Falls

Cullasaja Falls

Dry Falls

Elk River Falls

Frolictown Falls (Panthertown)

Glen Burney Falls

Glen Falls

Glen Marie Falls

Greenland Creek Falls (Panthertown)

High Falls (Dupont State Forest)

High Falls (Lake Glenville)

Hickory Nut Falls

Hooker Falls (Dupont State Forest)

Indian Creek Falls (Deep Creek Recreation Area)

Juney Whank Falls (Deep Creek Recreation Area)

Linville Falls

Looking Glass Falls

Lower Falls (Graveyard Fields)

Mooney Falls

Moore Cove Falls

Mingo Falls

Rainbow Falls (Horsepasture River)

Schoolhouse Falls (Panthertown)

Secret Falls

Silver Run Falls

Soco Falls

Sliding Rock

Sunburst Falls

Triple Falls (Dupont State Forest)

Tom Branch Falls (Deep Creek Recreation Area)

Tom's Creek Falls (Nebo, NC)

Turtleback Falls

Bearwallow Falls (Gorges State Park)

Whitewater Falls

Yellow Creek Falls

Have A Great Story About A North Carolina Waterfall?

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