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Rock Creek Falls Trail #148

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1.9 Miles 3.1 Kilometers


77%

Runnable

1,005' 306 m

Ascent

-15' -5 m

Descent

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

35%

Max Grade (19°)

3,454' 1,053 m

High

2,465' 751 m

Low

Shared By Sean Wiggins

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

Sean Wiggins

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.

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