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Hiking Waterfalls in North Carolina: A Guide To The State's Best Waterfall Hikes Paperback – September 13, 2011
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Hiking Waterfalls in North Carolina features hikes to more than 151 of the best waterfalls in the state, from the Blue Ridge Parkway to the Great Smoky Mountains. Discover a range of cascades, from the peaceful 4-foot falls on Fletcher Creek to impressive 411-foot Whitewater Falls, and such beautiful places as Rainbow Falls, Mingo Falls, Cullasaja Falls, Quarry Falls, Schoolhouse Falls, Courthouse Falls, and Looking Glass Falls.
For more than thirty years, FalconGuides® have set the standard for outdoor guidebooks. Written by top experts, each guide invites you to experience the adventure and beauty of the outdoors.
• Hikes suited to every ability
• Detailed maps and clear driving directions from multiple starting points
• GPS coordinates for both trailheads and waterfalls
• Comprehensive trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues
• Waterfall height and beauty rating
• Many easily accessible roadside falls; hikes include average hiking time and difficulty rating
• Trail Finder including best hikes for backcountry camping, swimming holes, and the least (and most)populated trails
• Information on fees and permits, contacts, and more
About the Author
Melissa Watson is a professional firefighter who has been hiking trails and photographing waterfalls in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia for almost 20 years. Whether searching out new falls or revisiting old favorites, she has become known as a local expert in the field.
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Good book. If I have a criticism I would like to see a larger overall map or have it broken into sections, otherwise it was very useful and the information accurate.Published 19 days ago by Michael Tibble
Accurate in all details. A really handy guide to location and description of N C falls. I have already recommended this to several of my friends Well DonePublished 2 months ago by ROGER TOLER
This book is well written and I am eager to "test it out". I live in Alabama and I have spent the last 11 weekends exploring Tennessee. Read morePublished 9 months ago by AnaheimGary
I have three different books since I live near 200 waterfalls in WNCPublished 9 months ago by Bagman
Can't wait to go hiking to the waterfalls. Very detailed and full of information.Published 11 months ago by Ron M.
Finally a guide that is exactly what I wanted. Now I can plan my trip.Published 11 months ago by Linda Collavo