Station Cove Falls, Mountain Rest

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Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Station Cove Falls, near Walhalla, South Carolina, is a 60 ft (18 m) high cascade waterfall in the Andrew Pickens Ranger District of the Sumter National Forest, near Oconee Station State Historic Site. The falls is reached by an easy 3/4 mile hike with one stream crossing through a canopy of mature basswood, buckeye, and American beech. In March and April the trail features one of the largest wildflower displays in South Carolina.
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  • Very easy hike. Even in January while snowing a little it was a very popular trail to explore, there were always people along the trail with us. The park ranger on site it very kind and informative...  more »
  • We stayed in oconee state park but were advised to take the shorter hike for this trail. The long hike starts in the oconee state park. But the short hike to the falls is about 30 minutes away. You....  more »
  • Amazing place. Easy 3/4 mile hike. Great areas in the river at the base for kids to play as said in other reviews... but BE CAREFUL!!! Saw 3 copperheads at the base of the falls around fallen logs and even entering the water!
  • Non-touristy beautiful waterfall, if you have a snake phobia then I would not recommend visiting here though. Nice walk, mostly flat and the waterfall is easy to reach the base of the falls. I am on crutches and had no issues getting up close to the falls.

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