There’s An Emerald Waterfall Hiding In North Carolina That’s Too Beautiful For Words
Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway brings with it countless adventures to get out of the car and immerse yourself in the lush, green wilderness you admire while making the drive. Many such places to explore are conveniently found only steps from the highway. Such is the case with the following trail to a lush, emerald waterfall known as Crabtree Falls, whose trailhead is located at the entrance to Crabtree Meadows Campground at mile marker 339.5.
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The trailhead to Crabtree Falls is located at the entrance to the Crabtree Meadows Campground at mm 339.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The trail is accessible all year; however, there are times when inclement weather may spur the closing of this section of the Parkway for safety reasons. Dogs are allowed on the trail as long as they are kept on a leash. Parts of the trail require crossing small creeks that may have higher water just after a rain. Ready to make the hike to this emerald waterfall in North Carolina? Learn more about the trail from this link on alltrails.com.
Address: Ridge Parkway, Micaville, NC, 28755
Waterfalls are found in abundance in the Tar Heel State. Explore eight easy-access falls in this previous article.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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