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Waterfall Trail

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Trail

1.4 mile 2.2 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 114' 35 m
Descent: -82' -25 m
High: 344' 105 m
Low: 265' 81 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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Trail shared by Kevin Rumsey

The Waterfall Trail explores the waterfall area of De Hart Botanical Gardens.

Kevin Rumsey

Features River/Creek · Spring · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

The Gardens are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Description

The Gardens’ forests and open area are home to a wide range of botanical species, including deciduous and evergreen forests, and several natural springs and streams with cascading sections. The Waterfall Trail loops through the northeastern section of the park, exploring the woods and running alongside a stream and past a lake. You can also connect to the short Historical Loop Trail to explore the area further.

Flora & Fauna

More than 375 flora species and 100 fauna species.

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The beginning of the Waterfall Trail.
May 1, 2017 near Youngsv…, NC
The entrance to the Waterfall Trail is marked by this signage.
May 9, 2017 near Youngsv…, NC

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