Hike This Short Waterfall Staircase In North Carolina For That Wonderful, Scenic Experience You Need

Whatever the season, a short hike in nature provides a rejuvenating experience we all need once in a while. Even in the winter, this short hike in the mountains is filled with breathtaking views and an endpoint that leaves you at the foot of one of the tallest waterfalls in The South.

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The parking area and staircase for the trail to Mingo Falls is located just over the bridge at the intersection of Big Cove Road and Sherrill Cove Road in Cherokee. The physical address is 71 Big Cove Rd., Cherokee, NC 28719. Learn more at this link on alltrails.com.