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.
Sliding Rock is a naturally sliding waterfall near Brevard and Asheville. It’s known for icy cold water, thrilling rides, and memorable moments.
Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower in Pisgah National Forest is the tallest fire tower in NC. Our guide shares its history, hiking tips, and directions!
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?
Located in Pisgah National Forest (PNF), Rainbow Falls is one of the best waterfalls in North Carolina and deserves a spot on your NC bucket list. A short day trip from Asheville, this waterfall stands 150 feet tall and is beautiful all year round. Known for the aptly named rainbows that often appear here, Rainbow … Read more
Looking Glass Falls near Brevard is one of the most beautiful roadside waterfalls in North Carolina. No hike is required but closer viewing opportunities.
Brevard is a wonderful small town known as North Carolina‘s Land of Waterfalls, and just a short drive from Asheville. With beautiful mountains and dozens of trickling streams, there’s no wonder there are so many impressive waterfalls near Brevard. In this article, we’ll list our 23 favorite waterfalls within a one-hour drive of this mountain … Read more
We’ve also come across quite a few waterfalls in North Carolina, so it’s only natural to make a list of the best among our personal favorites!