Crabtree Falls Waterfall Hiking Adventure

Immerse yourself in nature's beauty with a hike to Crabtree Falls, where the serene sounds of a 60-foot waterfall and colorful wildflowers await.

Last updated: Apr 2024

    No entrance fee


    More than 500 Miles from you


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  1. Start at the trailhead at Mileposts 339.5 to 340.2 on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  2. Choose your trail: a 1.8-mile round trip for a direct route or a 2.5 to 3-mile loop for a more exploratory hike.
  3. Follow the marked trails to the 60-foot waterfall, enjoying the wildflower scenery along the way.
  4. Spend time at the falls for photos and relaxation.
  5. Return via the same path or complete the loop if on the longer trail.



39000 Blue Rdg Pkwy, Marion, NC 28752

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Packing List

  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera to capture the scenic views
  • Snacks for the hike
  • A light raincoat, depending on the weather

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