Hike To A Remote Waterfall On The 8.4-Mile Laurel Fork Falls Trail In South Carolina

If you’re an avid waterfall chaser, then you already may have conquered these seven easy waterfall hikes in South Carolina. When you’re ready to step up to another challenge level, head toward the Jocassee Gorges for a scenic hike that leads to an 80-foot waterfall that spills into the breathtaking Lake Jocassee.

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The Laurel Fork Falls trail isn’t for beginner hikers. Before you hike this trail, be sure you have everything you’ll need to spend the night along the trail. Most experienced hikers can make this trek in about 8-10 hours round trip. For more information, refer to this link on sctrails.net, the official trail site for South Carolina Department of Parks and Recreation. You can also link up to a trail mapping app to follow on this hike with alltrails.com.

Haven’t taken that Lake Jocassee waterfall tour yet? Get more information about it from this previous article!


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