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: 16 Feet
Latitude: N 35° 04.575
Distance: 0.2 Mile
Longitude: W 82° 59.769
Elevation Change: 90 Feet

White Owl Falls

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Directions to the falls:
  1. From the Junction of US 64 and NC 281 in Sapphire, NC, drive south on NC 281 for 3.7 miles and park in the pull out on the right 0.1 mile past Brewer Road (S.R. 1189).
  2. Walk down the shoulder of NC 281 for about 0.1 mile to the beginning of the next guard rail.
  3. A few feet after from the beginning of the guard rail, the faint path to the falls begins.
  4. Follow this path to the top of White Owl Falls, it leads to the base from here.