Take A Short Hike From The Parkway To A 200-Foot Cascading Waterfall In North Carolina

Scoping out some nature trails to get back into the swing of chasing waterfalls this year in North Carolina? Combine a scenic adventure on the Blue Ridge Parkway with a short 0.8-mile hike (round trip!) to stand only inches from the rushing water cascading down a majestic 200-foot waterfall located right off the parkway.

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As a mere point of reference, the park is located 15 miles east of Boone, 80 miles west of Winston Salem, and 110 miles from Charlotte. For more great ways to enjoy a day trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, check out 15 of the Parkway’s best kept secrets, and take a look at 19 North Carolina tunnels found on the Parkway!

Address: Purlear, NC 28665, USA