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: 20 Feet
 
Latitude: N 35° 16.308
Distance: 1.9 Miles
 
Longitude: W 82° 48.516
     
Elevation Change: 400 Feet
     
Directions

Grogan 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, and you will pass the faint trail to Cedar Rock Creek Falls.
  9. Continue for another 0.15 mile to the blue-blazed Butter Gap Trail.
  10. Follow the Butter Gap Trail to the right and cross Picklesimmer Fields.
  11. The trail passes through some mountain laurel tunnels before reaching Long Branch Trail which leads off to the right.
  12. Follow Butter Gap Trail to the left, which is 0.6 mile from the junction of Cat Gap Trail and Butter Gap Trail.
  13. In approximately 0.4 mile, you will pass the fall on the left. There is a faint scramble path leading to the base.