The Catawba Falls trail will close on May 2, 2022, and remain closed until spring of 2023. The popular Old Fort area trail will be closed for 9-12 months to ensure the safety of the public and construction crews building retaining walls, boardwalks, staircases, and overlooks. Click the "Play" icon to find alternative waterfall and hiking trails.

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Crabtree Falls

A 60 foot plunge down a wide and even rock face, located off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 339.5.  turn into Crabtree Meadows Recreation Area, walk is an additional .03 miles, trail is a 2.5 mile loop with moderate difficulty.  Crabtree Falls is between Linville Falls and Mt. Mitchell, south of Little Switzerland, NC.

Crabtree Falls