In North Carolina, the hiking trails are rich in forested shade, challenging mountain ranges, vast summit views, and unique bridges. But not many have more wonders than miles. The Rainbow Falls and Turtleback Falls Trail, in Sapphire, has more waterfalls than miles. This 3.9-mile hike along the Horsepasture River features magical views of four large waterfalls, by far the most amazing waterfalls you will ever see. Let’s discover why this beautiful hike in Gorges State Park and Pisgah National Forest is worth the trip.

Visit Gorges State Park’s website to find more details about parking and the trails. And while you’re there, discover why this park will make you feel like you’ve discovered North Carolina’s best-kept secret.

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