Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Elk River Falls

Took a quick trip to Elk River Falls this past weekend -- what an impressive waterfall! It's also one of the easiest to visit in our area. Follow the signs and drive 4.5 miles off of 19E in Elk Park, NC -- and then it's just a 400 yard hike (although it's a bit steep and can be slippery after a rain). Click here to see more photos and to get more detailed directions.


  1. can you swim there?

  2. Yes, you can -- there's a very large pool at the base of the falls. However, jumping from the top of this waterfall is dangerous... read more here... http://appalachiantreks.blogspot.com/2007/01/elk-river-falls_16.html

  3. I just got back from the falls. It was great. I saw people jumping off the top and various other places. Tons of swimming room. Piece of cake hike.


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