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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Newberry Creek Trail

Scenic trail ending at Blue Ridge Parkway.  Top elevation is 4,300 feet.  East of Old Fort, take Curtis Creek Road approximately 6 miles to Newberry Creek Road (water wheel is on left).  Turn left onto Newberry Creek Road, parking on left side of road, just before trailhead.  Trail begins after 4 miles at end of road.  Distance is 5 miles, easy to moderate, depending upon season and weather conditions.

Newberry Creek