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


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Height: 25 Feet       Distance: 0.75 Mile        Directions

Chestnut Falls

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Directions to the falls:
  1. From Rosman, turn West U.S. 64 for approximately 0.5 mile and turn right onto N.C. 215.
  2. Drive for 10.2 miles to F.R. 140 and turn right. If you miss F.R. 140, you will drive over a narrow bridge, you can see the bridge from where you need to turn.
  3. Follow F.R. 140 for 2.8 miles to the gated Kiesee Creek Road, on the right.
  4. Park on the shoulder here, make sure not to block the gate.
  5. Hike past the gate and up the old logging road for approximately 0.7 mile to a fork.
  6. Keep an eye out when approaching the fork for a faint trail to the left, this is the trail to the falls.
  7. Follow this trail for 0.1 mile to the base of the falls.