Waterfalls - Beech Mountain


Lower Pond Creek Trail Falls
The one-mile trail within the Town of Beech Mountain is a great place for a picnic. Native trout can be found in the pools along the creek.

Boone Fork Trail Falls
This 25-foot falls is located on Boone Fork Trail leading from the picnic area at Julian Price Park, Milepost 295 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The Cascades
A series of three cascading falls, 30-40 feet in height, at Jefress Park, Milepost 272 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Crabtree Falls
A 60-foot falls, at the Visitor Center at Milepost 340 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Elk River Falls
The falls are 85 feet high and are two miles north of Elk Park at the end of Elk River Road.

Glen Burney Falls
A 75-foot falls, located in the John’s River Gorge, is reached via Globe Road, below Blowing Rock.

Laurel Creek Falls
This 85-foot falls is just past Cove Creek/Sugar Grove on U.S. 321 at Laurel Creek Road, just before Cove Creek joins the Watauga River.

Linville Falls
The Linville River plunges into the Linville Gorge at its head to form this 90-foot waterfall; a gentle half-mile trail from the parking area at Milepost 316 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Wilson Creek Falls
Located 2.7 miles from the Linn Cove Viaduct on the Tanawha Trail. Start at Beacon Heights at Milepost 305.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.