Cool Off This Summer With A Visit To These 7 North Carolina Waterfalls

Locating and playing in a waterfall swimming hole during the summer in North Carolina is practically a rite of passage in the Tar Heel State. A summer season without some downtime in at least one of the following natural swimming holes just wouldn’t be the same. So start planning a day or two of wild abandon at one of the seven waterfalls below! You’ll be so glad you did.

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Address: Sliding Rock, Highway 276, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, USA
Address: Silver Run Falls Trailhead, 35°04'00.9"N 83°04'01.1"W, Cashiers, NC 28717, USA
Address: Skinny Dip Falls Trailhead, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Canton, NC 28716, USA
Address: Looking Glass Falls, US-276, Brevard, NC 28712, USA
Address: Elk River Falls, Elk River Rd, Elk Park, NC 28622, USA
Address: Hooker Falls, North Carolina 28768, USA
Address: Hanging Rock State Park, 1790 Hanging Rock Park Rd, Danbury, NC 27016, USA