The Hike To This Secluded Waterfall Beach In North Carolina Is Positively Amazing

Just when you think you’ve discovered all the best waterfalls in the Tar Heel State… take a look at this hidden gem that has a natural pool at the bottom and a beach made for lounging in the sun. Getting there is a bit of a journey, but the payoff is monumental.

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Enjoy a day at this fantastically hidden waterfall beach in the Tar Heel State. Do you know of other waterfall beaches in North Carolina? We’d love to know about them, too!

A word of caution about this waterfall: the rock surface at the top of the waterfall is slippery, and fatalities have occurred. Use extreme caution. Do not jump from the waterfall. People have died as a result of jumping from this waterfall.

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