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Secret Falls

Big Creek Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
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So, so beautiful

I'm easily confused, so I spent an hour driving 12 mph down gravel roads past where the parking... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Caitlin B
All alone and amazing

Yes, it's difficult to find. The unpaved road leading to the trailhead parking area is unmarked, so... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
formerexpatCT
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18 Oct 2017
“So, so beautiful”
16 Aug 2017
“All alone and amazing”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Big Creek Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I'm easily confused, so I spent an hour driving 12 mph down gravel roads past where the parking area actually is... lol BUT when I found it - WOW. The tiny hike there and back is fairly strenuous, but the falls are SO worth it....More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Yes, it's difficult to find. The unpaved road leading to the trailhead parking area is unmarked, so get good directions before you start out! That road is narrow, so be very careful! The trail itself is not smooth--it's muddy with lots of tree limbs, and...More

1  Thank formerexpatCT
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

It wasn't until recently that there was public access to this waterfall, so you had to risk trespassing to see it. That's changed now. There's a beautiful multi-step waterfall at the top of Secret Falls and a sweet swimming hole at the bottom of Secret...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

A real treat just to find the trail head down the dirt/gravel road. BY THE WAY, take the Hwy 28 route NOT the alternative on Bull Pen. SUV urged only to get to trail head. Wet path and slippery with some decent decent so avoid...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Off the normal beat, hike through the woods was fun and the fall was beautiful, water was cold, people were having a great time

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Secret falls is accessed from a dirt track long a forested walk which gets progressively steeper, but it is worth it.

Thank scothernite
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rockdoctor48
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Response from BillyTeddy | Reviewed this property |
Dr., that is why they are called " Secret Falls." As noted in my review Google Map the location but take the Walla Walla Hwy 28 route. And also suggested to be is sturdy vehicle. Last portion is gravel/mud.
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