Setrock Creek Falls is one of North Carolina‘s most beautiful waterfalls, sitting at the base of Mount Mitchell. It’s also one of the easiest to reach in the area, so you can bring younger kids along for this one! Mount Mitchell State Park and the awesome mountain town of Burnsville in Yancey County awaits nearby, … Read more
There are almost too many hikes near Asheville to name, with all those surrounding mountains in Western North Carolina to explore.
Our map of waterfalls in Western NC shares some of the best that we’ve seen so far, but check back as we do plan to continue updating this one!
Here are 37 of the best waterfalls near Asheville, within a two-hour drive of this amazing place in Western North Carolina.
Pearson’s Falls and Glen is a 275-acre botanical preserve near Saluda NC that hosts a beautiful forest, spring-fed streams, and a gorgeous 90-foot waterfall.
Rough Ridge Trail is one of the fastest and most satisfying hikes on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
There are four named waterfalls in Stone Mountain State Park, and we’ll argue that Widow’s Creek Falls is the prettiest.
Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower in Pisgah National Forest is the tallest fire tower in NC. Our guide shares its history, hiking tips, and directions!
Goose Creek State Park spans 1,672 acres in a beautiful stretch of Eastern North Carolina land. It sits a couple of turns off US-264 between Washington and Bath, two wonderful small towns we recommend visiting! At Goose Creek, you’ll be walking the same land that the infamous Blackbeard and the Tuscarora Indians once called “home.” … Read more
French Broad Falls (Mill Shoals) and Bird Rock Falls (Cathedral Falls) are iconic NC waterfalls just 25 minutes from Brevard and 50 miles from Asheville.