Located near Beech Mountain, Banner Elk and the small town of Elk Park is the impressive Elk River Falls (formerly called Big Falls) in Pisgah National Forest. This 50-ft. North Carolina mountain waterfall cascades over a rock cliff and into a picturesque oval pool.
Sliding Rock is a waterfall in Western North Carolina, located near Brevard, so named because visitors can slide all the way down the waterfall into the plunge pool below. Each summer, many thousands of children and adults slip and slide down this favorite natural mountain waterfall.
Moore Creek has a low volume of water, especially during dry spells. Moore Cove Falls is most spectacular after a good rain. Extended dry weather can reduce the falls to a trickle. The best part of this waterfall is the ability to walk behind it and hang out under a large rock overhang.
Near the popular Looking Glass Falls is the hidden jewel of Moore Cove Falls, a towering, 50-foot free-falling waterfall set in a scenic creek valley filled with fern and rhododendron located in the Pisgah National Forest near Brevard, North Carolina
A tree appropriately bifurcates Looking Glass waterfalls and the continuing Davidson River in North Carolina
A closeup of Linville Falls with faint reflections of the waterfall
Upper Linville Falls has cascading layers of mini waterfalls