“A nice out-and-back trail featuring a beautiful creek and two waterfalls.”
— Sean Wiggins
River/Creek · Waterfall
Need to Know
Four wet creek crossings. No bridges!
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.