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Great hike with multiple waterfall views

With a gradual but significant elevation change, this isn't a hike for those who don't have some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Wear good shoes and prepare for a workout with a rewarding view!

There are three basic levels for viewing of these falls, we viewed the top two (access is from top... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Tim L
Jefferson, GA, United States
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“great hike” (14 reviews)
“dirt road” (8 reviews)
Hwy 106, NC
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Reviewed 3 days ago

With a gradual but significant elevation change, this isn't a hike for those who don't have some lung capacity and muscle endurance. But what an experience Glen Falls is! With multiple waterfall views that begin at the top, then offer two middle-section views then finally...More

Thank JCSAtlanta
Reviewed 21 April 2017

There are three basic levels for viewing of these falls, we viewed the top two (access is from top of the falls walking down, reversing for the return). The trail has switchbacks to help with the incline, and there are steps in place in various...More

1  Thank Tim L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

These falls, located near Highlands, NC has a little bit of everything. The general area has many waterfall hike that would make a great trip or something longer. The hike down is about 3/4 mile long and moderate in difficulty. Along the way there are...More

1  Thank Valinor
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It is a little bit of a hike but WELL worth it. Make sure you go all the way to the bottom observation deck for the full experience.

1  Thank p0ndbird64
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Lots of downhill hiking to the falls and uphill back. Several beautiful overlooks along the way. Well worth the effort!

Thank amorganAtlanta
Reviewed 23 February 2017

These falls are beautiful!!!! My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the waterfalls up highway 106 . We will be back

Thank rob g
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I hiked Glen Falls with another couple over New Year's weekend. There are three distinct falls with overlook areas, and an area near the beginning of the hike where you can look out over the top of the falls with some awesome...More

Thank SunWorshiper60898
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Didn't know what to expect on this hike but the view and the beautiful nature was worth the sweat! I would definitely recommend it!

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A friend and I went on a hike to Glen Falls. The scenery is beautiful. Because of the drought, the falls were pretty much dried up. The hike is kind of intensive, so wear appropriate attire. It is down a dirt road, so you may...More

1  Thank Studley1979
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Moderately easy to hike trail down to 3 or 4 viewing points. Really gorgeous. Quiet peaceful afternoon.

Thank DrJ5714
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Candace U
How far is the hike to the first waterfall? I have a 4 year old and some in their 60s
27 December 2016|
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Response from elnbryant | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly, but seems like it is a short distance and it is downhill. Worth the walk.
How large is the parking area... number of vehicles it would accommodate?
14 October 2016|
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Response from 58DavidAthens | Reviewed this property |
Room for probably 20-25 vehicles in a gravel/dirt lot at the trailhead. It is a beautiful hike. Be aware that it is downhill going in and uphill all the way back out.
Bryan W
Are dogs allowed on the trail?
14 August 2015|
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Response from Gabrielle Q | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are...lots of dogs on the trails....just leash them and clean up after them!