Pearson's Falls and Glen, Saluda

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Forest · Valley
Pearson’s Falls is located in the foothills of Western North Carolina off Hwy. 176 between Tryon and Saluda.This botanical preserve is comprised of 268 acres of native forest, granite, spring-fed streams and a moderate 1/4 mile trail to a 90 ft. Waterfall.There are over 200 species of rare wildflowers,and plants. There are also mosses, lichens and trees in this glen, which is classified as a deciduous climax forest.

Pearson's Falls is owned and maintained by The Tryon Garden Club. The Tryon Garden Club is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. Contributions are appreciated and are tax deductible.
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  • Tried to go to little Bradley and big Bradley falls to no avail so found Pearson’s falls instead and glad we did. It’s not super strenuous but there are some steps so not accessible. Nice hike and...  more »
  • Have a vacation home in Western NC and have spent the last 13 summers there. Lots of hiking, motorcycle riding etc in and around Pisgah National forest, DuPont state park and around South Carolina...  more »
  • This was one of the nicest waterfalls we hiked to in the area. It was a moderate hike and very scenic . Take a lunch along , there are places to sit and eat and take in the incredible view. We had a hard time tearing ourselves away from the 90 ft waterfall. It was raining and we didn’t want to leave. You do have to pay to get into the park but it’s worth it.
  • Super clean trailb hike to the falls. It's a local group that keeps it so it'll cost you five bucks to get in. Check the website. The falls are great and you can sit and talk or take a few pics all asking the trail. Lots of good spots for photos.

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