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Tory's Falls, Danbury

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#69 of 88 in Trails in North Carolina
Tory's Falls, also called Tory Falls and Torys Falls is a waterfall in North Central North Carolina, located in Hanging Rock State Park in Stokes County.
The falls are located near an area called "Tory's Den", a cave that was purportedly used by Tories during the American Revolution.
The falls are open to the public and are accessible beginning at a parking area on the side of Charley Young Road. Visitors may take a moderate-difficulty 300 yard (275m) trail to the falls. It is difficult to see the entire falls from any one location, and the water source occasionally dries up to a trickle.
Hanging Rock State Park hosts 4 other waterfalls:
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  • You can hike to this area from Hanging Rock state park but better to drive around park and just use the short spur trail to access it. Small falls and cave with interesting back story about...  more »
  • We were warned by the Hanging Rock State Park staff that this was one of the weaker falls in the park; however, we went when it was raining and it was spectacular. This gorgeous cascade is long...  more »
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  • Short and easy hike from the parking area. You can't approach the water, but you're afforded a nice view from a rock ledge. Be careful with kids, there are no barriers guarding against a fall.
  • Fascinating place with a fascinating history. Very peaceful hike off of the beaten path. The falls are beautiful, when its not dried up. The cave isn't much of a cave, but its still interesting. Besides, thats the way nature made it.

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