Laurel Falls & The Coldest Day In June I Have Ever Spent

Laurel Falls, a photo by waterfallshiker on Flickr. The day was set to photograph and hike the Balds of Roan Mountain. It is Rhododendron time and there is no finer place to view the Catawba Rhododendrons than Roan Mountain in early June. I had it from a good source that they had been blooming and... Continue Reading →

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Looking Glass Falls

Looking Glass Falls, a photo by waterfallshiker on Flickr. While staying at the close by Mt Pisgah Inn, I could not help but take a short drive from the BRP down Highway 276. Looking Glass Falls is one of my favorites and possibly the most accessible waterfall in North Carolina. Named after the 1700 ft... Continue Reading →

Dupont Forest – NC Waterfalls 101

Dupont Forest is to me what is best described as "NC Land of the Waterfalls 101".  I am often asked by friends, co-workers, and family/extended family members where a good place would be to go see some waterfalls.   My answer is almost always Dupont Forest.  I have seen quite a few waterfalls in NC.... Continue Reading →

The Blue Hole

The Blue Hole...the name itself is intriguing enough to catch my interest.  When I learned that it was the name of a waterfall in NE Tennessee, I had put it on my list of waterfalls to seek out this year.  This past weekend, I just happened to find myself staying in a cabin in NE... Continue Reading →

Elk River Falls to Jones Falls

What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon in February. The winds were light, temps about 50, sunshine was bright, water levels were up and the trails were barely dotted with hikers. There were 2 spectacular waterfalls in this hike, one at the beginning, and one was the destination. Along the way, I crossed... Continue Reading →

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