Roaring Fork Creek Falls TR 195

A short trail follows an old road bed into a cove with a waterfall. There are large granite boulders at the falls.

Total Length: 0.7 mile

Total Elevation Change: 110 feet

Degree of Difficulty: Easy

Beginning Point: NFSR 472A

Ending Point: Roaring Fork Creek Falls

Average Hiking Time: 45 minutes (one way)

Amount of Use: Heavy

Blaze Color: Blue

Area Trail Map: South Toe River, Mount Mitchell & Big Ivy Trail Map

USGS Quad Map: Celo

General Information


From Burnsville, go east on US 19E for about 4.3 miles. Turn right onto NC 80. After 0.6 mile, turn right again to stay on NC 80. Follow this road for 11.6 miles. After passing Mt. Mitchell Golf Course, turn right onto South Toe River Road/NFSR 472. Go 100 feet to stop sign. Take a right and then take the first left off this road. Follow this road to the trailhead on the right, which is NFSR 20. Parking is located on the left, near the Forest Service work center fence. Please don't block the gate.


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