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A great hike and true hidden gem!

This hike is about 3/4 mile each way. It is not paved so careful of stumps. Few minor hills but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jaimelovebug
,
North Carolina
via mobile
Nice hike to the falls...

In Pisgah Forest 1) no fee to enter road; 2) decent parking to hiking trails 3) easy hikes for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hr1313
,
Inman, South Carolina
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  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
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Hwy 276, Pisgah Forest, NC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hike is about 3/4 mile each way. It is not paved so careful of stumps. Few minor hills but totally doable for most people in decent shape. The falls are absolutely gorgeous! Our kids walked down in the falls to touch the water. Safe...More

Thank jaimelovebug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Pisgah Forest 1) no fee to enter road; 2) decent parking to hiking trails 3) easy hikes for families friends etc. The forest road is beautiful -- sometimes full of people going too fast, but easy. Park on side in some designated parking, but...More

Thank hr1313
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The falls are pretty, but I didn't love them. We went in early November during a drought though, so the water was a trickle and didn't impress me. Maybe during wetter seasons, they could have been a lot better. The hike isn't too difficult, and...More

Thank Caren B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Great falls. Unique and fun for the kids. We went to Looking Glass, then Moore Cove, then Sliding Rock all before lunch and no crowds! Dahlias just outside the Forest entrance is a nice lunch spot.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We drove the "Best of the Mountains" scenic loop recommended by RomanticAsheville.com and this section of road was mobbed with waterfall sightseers and especially with people wanting to say they slid down Sliding Rock. The road was downright dangerous with people parking on every inch...More

1  Thank ispeakforthewetlands
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful falls... decent hike... mostly flat, has tons of roots and rocks in the path. Good Hike for dogs as well...

Thank blk v
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We had visited this area on several occasions, but still like to go back. The hike is easy compared to others, I was not even breathing hard on the return trip. The falls do change depending on the recent rainfall; it can vary from a...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful falls that you can actually touch. Cove behind is cool. A bit of a hike in but we were able to do it in flip flops - we hadn't expected to do any hiking that day. Relatively even ground but expect some incline and...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Moore Cove falls is located via a .75 mile easy-moderate trail of the Pisgah National Forest Parkway. A favorite for children and pets who get to scamper on the wide flat rocks splashed by the waterfall. Good family fun.

Thank ggsmac
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

ETA 20 minutes and 20 minutes out hike. We went at a stroll pace. Worth every moment.my sister has cerebral palsy, and was able to get it quite easily. She's not your average CP in easy and can walk. But definately needed a little hand....More

Thank KarlenePatrick
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