Hike Through A Rain Forest Filled With Waterfalls At Gorges State Park In North Carolina

Spend a day in the depths of a lush rain forest in the Tar Heel State when you visit Gorges State Park near Sapphire. With an average annual rainfall of 80 inches, this unique locale gets nearly double the average rainfall of 45 inches the rest of the state receives. If you’ve always wanted to explore a rain forest, then here’s your chance!

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You can learn more about Gorges State Park’s trails and other amenities here. And when you’re ready to hike the many trails be sure to check them out in detail (including difficulty levels, elevation gains, and more) by visiting our friends at AllTrails.

Address: 976 Grassy Ridge Rd, Sapphire, NC 28774, USA