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Glen Falls Trail #8

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.0 (5)

Nice waterfalls, steep, heavily traveled.


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0.8

Miles

1.4

KM

54%

Runnable

3,487' 1,063 m

High

2,747' 837 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

740' 225 m

Down

16%

Avg Grade (9°)

32%

Max Grade (18°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Views · Waterfall

Description

A well-marked, well-maintained path. The run is friendly for families to the top 2 or 3 waterfall overlooks, but note, the run out is uphill, where kiddos may wear out sooner than parents. Don't let that scare you—it's a great run. The waterfall observation points are very impressive—the third viewpoint down the path (looking up at the waterfall), is an impressive sight.

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Shared By:

Stacy Smith with improvements by Peter Askew

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  4.0 from 5 votes

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#346

in North Carolina

#9,513

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Glenn Falls after rainy period.
Jan 10, 2021 near Franklin, NC
Observation point at Glen Falls in Highlands, NC
Apr 1, 2019 near Franklin, NC

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