NEBO, NC, September 30, 2016 - The Catawba Falls trail in McDowell County will be temporarily closed Friday September 30, to facilitate work as part of the ongoing trail improvement project. The trail will reopen Saturday, October 1.
The Grandfather Ranger District of the Pisgah National Forest has been working to improve access to Catawba Falls this summer and fall. Currently, crews are installing a trail bridge across Chestnut Branch to allow for safe access for a wide range of visitors to this popular waterfall. Work is expected to be completed in Mid-October.