Issaqueena Falls, near Walhalla, South Carolina, is a 100 ft (30 m) high cascade waterfall in the Oconee District of the Sumter National Forest.Use our Walhalla trip planner to arrange your visit to Issaqueena Falls and other attractions in Walhalla.
The falls are named for a legendary Cherokee girl who is said to have leaped from the top of the falls with her lover, either an Oconee brave, a white trader named Allan Francis, or a white silversmith named David Francis. In the story, Issaqueena and her lover either die together or they land on a ledge out of sight of hostile tribesmen and eventually live happily ever after.
The waterfall is close to another notable local landmark, Stumphouse Tunnel, and a park provides access to both.
Issaqueena Falls reviews
The falls were a short walk to a viewing platform. The stream leading to the falls was shallow and was suitable for soaking you feet. It was a pleasant fall day, very peaceful and quiet. We were... more »
Beautiful September day and a short walk from the parking lot to the wonderful falls. Well worth the short walk to see the falls. more »
Drop dead gorgeous and an easy hike. There are several falls in the area so make this part of an all day adventure.
It was easy walk to the look out! Very beautiful! The story behind the falls is great.
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