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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Kitsuma Peak

Breath taking views along Kitsuma Trail and Young's Ridge.  This one is not for the faint of heart!  Ten mile, mountain bike and hiking trail, steep terrain.  Extend the ride/hike by linking to Point Lookout Trail.

Accessible from the USFS Old Fort Picnic Area.  I-40/Exit 73, north on Catawba Road.  Stoplight/intersection Main St./Highway 70, turn left driving west then right turn onto Old Highway 70.  Look for entrance to Old Fort Picnic Area on your left, just before intersection of Mill Creek Road.  

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