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Gorges State Park
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Sapphire
The adults enjoyed watching a video about the park and checking out wonderful guides to local attractions as well as interesting facts about waterfalls, rocks and flowers in the area.
The Rainbow Falls Trail at Gorges State Park is the only place we have found that combines a somewhat strenuous hike with three impressive waterfalls.
Whitewater Falls
#2 of 4 Nature & Parks in Sapphire
A great overlook for viewing and pictures makes the visit perfect for those who might otherwise be miss this great treat of nature.
Upper Whitewater Falls in NC, offers a chance to easily park and walk approximately a quarter mile on paved pathways to a scenic overlook to the Falls.
Silver Run Falls Cashiers 8.3 km away
#1 of 5 Nature & Parks in Cashiers
Just be patient and respect others as you park and at the falls and all will be well.
A must see for anyone that loves nature!!
Rainbow Falls Cashiers 4.8 km away
#3 of 5 Nature & Parks in Cashiers
It is a 1.5 mile hike from the parking area in Gorges State Park to Rainbow Falls along Rainbow Falls Trail.
The trail to the falls is well maintained starting Gorges State Park and within Pisgah National Forest.
The Village Green Cashiers 9.4 km away
#2 of 5 Nature & Parks in Cashiers
Amazing park with outdoor Friday night concerts!
Beautiful mountain park with about 5 picnic shelters and one large one.
Horsepasture River and Nature Trails
#3 of 4 Nature & Parks in Sapphire
I've heard that the trail to Windy Falls can be accessed from Gorges State Park.
There's a metal stake 50-100 yards past the border of Gorges Park on the Rainbow Falls Trail (actually called the Grassy Ridge trail) which you follow off to the left.
Sapphire Valley Ski Resort
#4 of 4 Nature & Parks in Sapphire
Sunset Rock and Ravenel Park Highlands, NC 15.4 km away
#5 of 13 Nature & Parks in Highlands
Begin by either hiking up the trail by parking across from the Nature Center or drive up the narrow one-lane roadway.
Take a picnic and enjoy the picnic areas at the Nature Center.
Graveyard Falls Brevard, NC 15.1 km away
#2 of 9 Nature & Parks in Brevard
Beautiful Falls and Park.
Lake Glenville Glenville 11.8 km away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Glenville
Be careful but behold the awesome power of God and nature on this hike!!! Watch for only a few water releases a year and plan around that!
Devils Fork State Park Salem, SC 18.9 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Salem
Grab a float, a relaxing beverage in a travel mug (no alcohol allowed in the park), and enjoy the amazing view while you float your cares away….
The park has a non-motorized boat launch near several quiet coves which is perfect for kayakers and SUPers.