Level of difficulty: Easy to moderate
Driving directions/distance from downtown Highlands, NC: About 3.5 miles. Follow Hwy. 64 (Franklin Road). Waterfall is on the left.
Description: This relatively accessible hike includes a series of steps to a very short trail that leads behind the waterfall.
Footnote: This waterfall area was closed for two years for extensive renovations. It reopened in July 2009 and now features restrooms and a handicapped viewing platform.
Hike descriptions adapted from the Highland Hiker’s Guide to Day Hikes.