Trail Run Project Logo

Rock Creek Falls Trail #148

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.0 (2)

A nice out-and-back trail featuring a beautiful creek and two waterfalls.


Your Rating:      Clear Rating
Your Difficulty:
Your Favorites: Add to Favorites · Your List
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

1.9

Miles

3.1

KM

77%

Runnable

3,454' 1,053 m

High

2,465' 751 m

Low

1,005' 306 m

Up

15' 5 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

35%

Max Grade (19°)

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Waterfall

Need to Know

Four wet creek crossings. No bridges!

Description

Starting out of Rock Creek Recreation Area and campground, this trail climbs gradually along Rock Creek into Unaka Wilderness Area ending at Rock Creek Falls. At 0.3 miles the trail splits and continues straight entering the wilderness area. The trail crosses Rock Creek four times, the first crossing coming at 0.5 miles. The second crossing at 0.9, the third at 1.4 and the final crossing at 1.8 miles. At the 2 mile mark there will be a trail on the left that drops down to Lower Rock Creek Falls. At 2.3 miles the trail ends at Upper Rock Creek Falls.

Contacts

Shared By:

Sean Wiggins

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 2 votes

#3

in Erwin

#24392

Overall
  3.0 from 2 votes
5 Star
0%
4 Star
50%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
50%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#3

in Erwin

#519

in Tennessee

#24,392

Overall
37 Views Last Month
1,127 Since Jun 5, 2018
Intermediate/Difficult

0%
0%
50%
0%
50%
0%

Photos

Upper Rock Creek Falls
Jun 6, 2018 near Banner…, TN
Lower Rock Creek Falls
Jun 6, 2018 near Banner…, TN

0 Comments

Weather


Current Trail Conditions

Update Conditions
Unknown See History
Add Your Check-In

Check-Ins

none