Bearwallow Falls Trail

At A Glance

Moderate

3.2 mi one-way

Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Few Obstacles
Blaze Color: Blue

This trail is located in the Grassy Ridge Access area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Grassy Ridge Access trails list page.

Description

Descends a short distance into the small gorge formed by Bearwallow Creek as it drops off the escarpment, to a viewing platform overlooking the falls. Though rated strenuous, it's not really that bad - the surface is well maintained and there are benches to stop and rest at at the end of each switchback, so it should even be kid-friendly. Kids will probably want to get closer to the water than you can from the viewing deck; it's not very close. However, it's not safe to descend to the creek from the end of the trail.

The view of the falls is nice...but, there is a group of dead hemlock trees below the falls that detracts from the scene somewhat.

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