You’ll Fall In Love With The Fairy Stairs And Footbridges On This North Carolina Waterfall Hike

North Carolina has a wide variety of trails ranging from easy and short to strenuous and long. The following trail likely falls somewhere right in the middle and what it lacks in ease, it makes up for in fun, structural elements. Found along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Little Switzerland, the trail to Crabtree Falls is laiden with stairs, rocks, rock stairs, and footbridges making the journey as much a part of the adventure as is the epic 70-foot waterfall destination.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Milepost 339.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway also boasts a picnic area and a campground. Bring some food and stay a while! Learn more about this fairy tale hike to Crabtree Falls in North Carolina from this link on!

Do you love chasing waterfalls? Check out eight more must-do waterfalls hikes in North Carolina! Keep reading here.