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High Falls Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 157' 48 m
Descent: -84' -25 m
High: 2,554' 778 m
Low: 2,406' 733 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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A hiking trail from DuPont Forest Visitor Center with views of High Falls.

Victor Mariano

Features Views · Waterfall

Description

This trail is a well traveled path, accessed from the DuPont State Forest Visitor Center. The trail is one of the most used in the park with views and access to High Falls and Triple Falls. There is a fairly constant stream of hikerss and runners on this trail, so please be courteous to your fellow visitors. The trail is well-marked with signs leading to the falls.

Flora & Fauna

Lots of rhododendrons, mountains laurels, hemlocks and pines. Several types of ferns since the area is rather wet all the time.

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Oct 15, 2019
patricia Britt
Sep 26, 2019
Ivonne NaPett
1mi
Aug 2, 2019
Elijah Nelson-Brantley
1mi — 0h 16m
Jun 25, 2019
Bettina Bks
Mar 25, 2019
Chad Dean
Feb 24, 2019
Dalana Parker
Mar 20, 2018
Jean-Claude Linossi
Have hiked this easy and scenic trail many times while living in WNC 1mi — 0h 45m
Oct 22, 2017
Ginger Ke

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  3.9 from 9 votes

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#270

in North Carolina

#7,531

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DuPont State Forest
Apr 20, 2018 near Brevard, NC
The falls during the winter
Apr 22, 2018 near Brevard, NC
View of Triple Falls in the winter
Apr 22, 2018 near Brevard, NC

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