Catawba Falls, Old Fort

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Waterfall · Nature / Park
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  • This is a lovely hike, mostly along a creek, through rhododendron thickets and forest. Most of it is along the creek. As others have said, the trail is wide but rocky. I recommend sturdy shoes or...  more »
  • Had to put in the campgrounds into the GPS to find this place. Just go beyond that. We were in a hurry, and easily did the out and back in about 50 minutes. A lot of traffic on the path, a lot of...  more »
  • An amazing hike. Was incredibly packed though. But after weeks of rain I could totally understand that. It is well shaded and much cooler than I was expecting. The falls were BEAUTIFUL, but that day was more crowded than I would have liked. I will definitely come back, but I think that the weekend, mid day, might be too much for me.
  • The hike and falls are wonderful! Worth the trip! Only drawback: in the pool beneath the falls, too many people let their dogs run wild - 6 when we were there (not even a busy day.) They don’t feel compelled to keep dogs on a leash, even though all of the signs instruct them to. Otherwise, this is a perfect little hike!

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