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Lower Cascades Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.4 mile 0.6 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 8' 2 m
Descent: -118' -36 m
High: 1,057' 322 m
Low: 941' 287 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 27% (15°)

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Trail shared by Thomas Birch

A beautiful short trail to the Hanging Rock Lower Cascades.

Thomas Birch

Features Waterfall · Wildflowers

Description

The trail starts on an old forest road and a short distance later turns right into the forest. The path is mostly level and at 0.3 miles comes to the rim of the small gorge the Lower Cascades are located. The trail then follows boardwalks, wooden steps and some steps to the bottom of the gorge and the plunge pool of the Lower Cascades.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Flora & Fauna

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Aug 16, 2019
Luna LU
Oct 6, 2018
Phil York
Apr 17, 2018
Jennifer Marquardt
Part of the waterfall challenge! 0.8mi
Jul 23, 2017
Mary D
Three times. Dustin/Kayla. Leah/Kayla/Bryson. Dereck/Kayla
Oct 16, 2016
Brittany Doyle
0.4mi
Mar 19, 2016
Justin Paul

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#315

in North Carolina

#8,234

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Lower Cascade Falls
Jan 25, 2016 near Danbury, NC
Lower Cascade Falls.
Mar 25, 2016 near Danbury, NC
Five line Skink Hanging Rock SP.
Jan 25, 2016 near Danbury, NC
Lower Cascades
Jan 25, 2016 near Danbury, NC

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