Leave No Trace

– Trash does not belong in nature. Take out anything you bring with you. – Respect wildlife. – Stay on the designated trail.

Enjoy the wineries

The 60-foot waterfall has a smooth rock face that is perfect for sliding down and is extremely popular in the summer.

Silver Run Falls

Just 500-feet from the road, Silver Run Falls is a beautiful 25-foot waterfall in Jackson County, near Cashiers. Parking can be limited here, but we guarantee that it is worth the hassle!

Tom's Creek Falls

Tom's Creek Falls near Marion is one of the few waterfall hikes that is considered accessible and fantastic for young children.

Carter Falls

Visit Carter Falls, an easy, kid-friendly hike that was relatively unknown until recently.

Lower Cascades is our favorite kid-friendly North Carolina waterfall that's within a day trip from Raleigh! Located in Hanging Rock State Park, this waterfall is perfect for swimming.

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