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Yellow Creek Falls

Intermediate

Trail

0.6 mile 0.9 kilometer out and back
82% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 132' 40 m
Descent: -132' -40 m
High: 1,609' 490 m
Low: 1,477' 450 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by Shaun Anon

A short, easy run to a rad waterfall.

Shaun Anon

Features Waterfall

Overview

It is a short trail. Not too difficult, but you might want to leave granny in the car.

Need to Know

Yellow Creek Mountain Trail (#48) is nearby. This trail does not connect.

Description

This waterfall in the Nantahala National Forest is a hidden gem that most people just drive on past. Roughly 3/10 of a mile, this brief trail does not have any major inclines or declines. Tree roots and rocks are abundant, as is typical for the area, hence the intermediate rating.

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Yellow Creek Falls.
May 1, 2017 near Robbins…, NC

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