9 Easy-Access North Carolina Waterfalls That Are Perfect For A Summer Adventure

Summer in North Carolina just won’t be the same until you’ve successfully chased down a few waterfalls. Fortunately, the Tar Heel State makes it easy to get your fill of these natural wonders. Check out nine easy-access waterfalls below that are either located right beside the road or just a short hike from where you park. Use this list when planning summer adventures and have fun!

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How many of these are already on your list of favorite waterfalls in North Carolina that you return to again and again?

For another kind of waterfall adventure, drive the 98-mile scenic waterfalls byway in North Carolina!

Address: Looking Glass Falls, Brevard, NC 28768, USA
Address: Lake Logan Rd, North Carolina, USA
Address: Soco Falls, Qualla, NC 28751, USA
Address: Newland Hwy, Newland, NC 28657, USA
Address: Bridal Veil Falls, Highlands, NC 28741, USA
Address: 3516 E 52nd Ave, Columbus, NC 28722, USA
Address: Elk River Rd, Elk Park, NC 28622, USA
Address: Toxaway Falls, Hogback, NC 28747, USA
Address: Dry Falls, Highlands, NC 28741, USA