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Looking Glass Falls Stairway

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 4.0 (6)

A trail to a scenic waterfall.


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Miles

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Loop

2,332' 711 m

High

2,296' 700 m

Low

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Up

36' 11 m

Down

18%

Avg Grade (10°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Waterfall · Wildflowers

Family Friendly The kids will enjoy the cool water at the base of the falls.

Description

This is a very short, winding trail to the base of the falls. There are good views all the way down. The trail can be icy in the winter. This is a very popular spot, and there are always a lot of people in the summer.

Flora & Fauna

Ferns, leucothoe, hemlocks and maples.

Contacts

Shared By:

Jean-Claude Linossi with improvements by Sarah Baker

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  4.0 from 6 votes

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#325

in North Carolina

#8,942

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Photos

Twin Falls low.
Apr 8, 2020 near Brevard, NC
Looking Glass Falls
Apr 8, 2020 near Brevard, NC
Twin Falls part deux.
Apr 8, 2020 near Brevard, NC
Looking Glass Falls
Jul 20, 2020 near Brevard, NC
The falls in the winter
May 11, 2018 near Brevard, NC
Twin Falls, high.
Apr 8, 2020 near Brevard, NC

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Oct 22, 2020
Ashley Yates
Sep 26, 2019
Ivonne NaPett
Beautiful waterfall
Jul 22, 2019
Zuzanna Wojcieszak
14h 45m
Apr 7, 2019
Sharon Gardner
With Bruce
Nov 11, 2018
Erika Hdez
Nov 8, 2018
Sara Pappas
May 24, 2018
Holly Huston
May 11, 2018
Jean-Claude Linossi
Have hiked down to these falls numerous times — 0h 05m