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9 Iconic Brevard Experiences

9 Iconic Brevard Experiences

9 Iconic Brevard Experiences Sure, they’re popular, but it’s because they are F-U-N. See how many you can do on your next visit. 9 9 Hike to Rainbow Falls Gorges State Park Much beloved Rainbow Falls is located in Pisgah National Forest, but it is accessed by a trail that leaves from the Grassy Ridge Parking Area in Gorges State Park. The roundtrip journey to this colorful 150-foot cascade is about 3 miles, but the trail is well maintained. If you’re feeling frisky, you can also continue up the Horsepasture River to Turtle Back Falls and Drift Falls. X 8 8 Find a White Squirrel Brevard College Ever since they took up residence here in the 1940’s, the White Squirrels have been steadily multiplying. One of the most popular place to view Brevard’s famous frolicking denizens is the campus of Brevard College, along the school’s placid creek. X 7 7 Hike to Whitewater Falls Pisgah National Forest The tallest waterfalls east of the Rocky Mountains awaits your discovery. There’s ample parking (small fee) and an easy-to-get-to platform that affords great views of this towering 411-foot, multi-tiered waterfall. X 6 6 Attend a concert at Brevard Music Center Downtown Brevard If you’re a lover of classical music, there is no better place to be than the bucolic open-sided Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium on a summer evening. A mix of professionals and students compose the performing orchestras that grace the stage from June through August. X 5 5 View Looking Glass Falls Pisgah... Read More
Top 10 Waterfalls

Top 10 Waterfalls

Top 10 Waterfalls When you’ve got 250 waterfalls from which to choose, the competition gets pretty tough. We ranked our Top 10 Transylvania County waterfalls based on beauty and accessibility. 10 10 Moore Cove Falls Pisgah National Forest Wind your way through fern banks and mature forest to this lovely cove. It’s all quite enchanting — as are the falls themselves, which cascade like a thin vell over a rock grotto. X 9 9 Wintergreen Falls Dupont State Recreation Forest A lesser-known gem tucked away in a quieter area of DuPont but quite easy to get to, although you will need to be careful on the rocky trail leading to the base of the falls. X 8 8 Hooker Falls Dupont State Recreation Forest This picturesque ledge-style waterfall tumbles into a pool that’s darn near perfect for swimming. The flat sandy banks make getting in and out of the Little River a cinch. Featured in the hit movie, The Last of the Mohicans. X 7 7 Upper Bearwallow Falls Gorges State Park A moderate one-mile hike on a well-maintained trail brings you to a safe and roomy viewing platform that offers up a long-range look at this remote waterfall in Gorges State Park. X 6 6 Turtleback Falls Pisgah National Forest Located a short hike upriver from Rainbow Falls (see #3), Turtleback has a laidback, calming vibe that makes it a nice contrast to its more famous sibling. X 5 5 Batson Falls Connestee Falls, Transylvania County A kid-friendly... Read More