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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Switzerland Cafe and General Store

For over 30 years, the cafe has been serving homemade sandwiches, soups and quiche.  Their Applewood smoked, pulled pork BBQ and smoked Trout have earned them a well deserved spot on the North Carolina Barbecue Trail.  Save room for their delicious homemade desserts!  The General Store offers craft beers, wines, novelty and specialty items.   

Seasonal business, typically open April through October, call to confirm dates/hours.

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