The Waterfalls of Transylvania County

Avery Creek Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Cathedral Falls
Catheys Creek Falls
Cedar Rock Falls
Chestnut Falls
Courthouse Falls
Cove Creek Falls
Drift Falls
Eastatoe Falls
French Broad Falls
Glen Cannon Falls
Grassy Creek Falls
Grogan Creek Falls
Hidden Falls
High Falls (Dupont)
High Falls (Toxaway)
Hooker Falls
Key Falls
Laughing Falls
Log Hollow Branch Falls
Looking Glass Falls
Merry Falls
Moore Cove Falls
North Log Hollow Falls
Rainbow Falls
Shoal Creek Falls
Slick Rock Falls
Slippery Witch Falls
South Log Hollow Falls
Stairway Falls
Triple Falls
Turtleback Falls
Twin Falls
Upper Bearwallow Falls
White Owl Falls
Whitewater Falls

Waterfall Index


Height: 20 Feet
Latitude: N 35° 16.678
Distance: 0.7 Mile
Longitude: W 82° 47.978
Elevation Change: 240 Feet

Cedar Rock Creek Falls

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Directions to the falls:

  1. From the junction of US 276 and US 64 in Brevard, head North on US 276 toward Waynesville, NC.
  2. Drive 5.2 miles and turn left onto FS 475.
  3. Continue on FS 475 for 1.4 miles and turn left into the Fish Hatchery.
  4. Park here and walk across the bridge over the Cedar Rock Creek.
  5. After crossing the creek, bear right on Cat Gap Trail.
  6. There is a chain link fence on the right of the trail for the first 0.3 mile before crossing Cedar Rock Creek again.
  7. After crossing the creek, keep to the right up the bank.
  8. There is a moderate climb for the next 0.4 mile. Keep a close eye for the side trail to the falls.
  9. The fall will be audible to the left side of the trail after passing 2 cut logs that have fallen across the trail you will come to a water break that cuts diagonally across the trail. The side trail begins here.