Lower Bearwallow Falls

The last weekend of April 2017 brought me a chance to see Lower Bearwallow Falls in Gorges State Park.  I have had this one high on my “Waterfalls To See” List for years now.  It is said to be a difficult, long hike, one that should be researched and planned ahead of time.  The opportunity was there several years back but I had other plans.  Once the idea was put before me in spring 2017, I was all over it. Continue reading “Lower Bearwallow Falls”

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Soco Falls – Still Beautiful, Still Dangerous!!

Soco Falls

As I made my long drive into the southwest corner of NC in search of beautiful, soul soothing, picturesque waterfalls, I was soon reminded of a very dark reality. Waterfalls are dangerous places!!! Continue reading “Soco Falls – Still Beautiful, Still Dangerous!!”

Silver Run Falls

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2014……..Wow!! Happy New Year to all!! One of my New Years Resolutions this year is to see more waterfalls that are “new” to me. 2013 was largely spent on getting better photos of many of the ones I had previously visited. I did add a few new ones to my list. Courthouse Falls was probably my favorite new waterfall for 2013. Now it is time to get back to business and grow my collection. My first waterfall trip of 2014 was a trip into South Carolina to see Yellow Branch Falls. On my way back, I had just enough daylight for a quick stop at Silver Run Falls, just accross the border in North Carolina. Silver Run Falls is another new one to me. This is a beautiful 25 foot waterfall that sits less than 1/4 mile from NC 107, about 4 miles south of Cashiers.

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