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.
Sliding Rock is a naturally sliding waterfall near Brevard and Asheville. It’s known for icy cold water, thrilling rides, and memorable moments.
There are four named waterfalls in Stone Mountain State Park, and we’ll argue that Widow’s Creek Falls is the prettiest.
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.
We’ve made a list of things to do in North Carolina for the complete NC bucket list! How many of these can you tick off?
Our Little Switzerland travel guide covers where to stay, eat, and play in this great spot an hour from Asheville, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway (MP 334).