Courthouse Falls, Pisgah Forest

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#6 of 8 in Nature in Pisgah Forest
Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Courthouse Falls is a waterfall in Western North Carolina, located near Balsam Grove.

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  • Gravel road to trailhead. Nobody there on a Saturday at 8:45 am. We had the whole place to ourselves. Relatively easy hike, but incredible falls!  more »
  • What a beautiful waterfall and such an easy hike. There is a great swimming hole too for getting cooled off, of the river is another option.  more »
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  • Bout died trying to jump off of this thing. Fun, but only when the footing isn't covered in the slickest mud I've ever come across. Had to cling my way back to above the waterfall due to the forest service cutting the rope. EMT at the bottom of the falls thanked me for not dying. You bet lady, any time! Beautiful location, but have the right car with good clearance and be prepared for ~7 bridge crossings before you get to the trail, or take the trail from 215 (easy to miss, on east side of the road). Also, don't try to jump off the higher sections posted on YouTube, talked to a guy who broke ribs out here after getting caught in on of those bushes and flopped. Great location for a early morning 'wake up" shot of blood flow of a swim. As always, respect this beautiful natural feature. Pack in & pack out everything. This place is all of ours to maintain.
  • I love this waterfall! My favorite of many.❤

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