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Afternoon waterfall hike

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We shall hike c. 2.5 miles (approx. 60 mins of hiking). We will have a 30 minute drive to a beautiful waterfall in the Pisgah National Forest.

We will hike to the top of the falls which is about a 30-35 minute hike in each direction. En route we discover plant life in the region and watch & listen for wildlife. At the summit we will marvel at the beauty of the falls and enjoy listening to the sounds of nature.

Bring a camera, there are lots of things along the way in addition to the falls.

Wear sneakers/hiking boots and dress in layers. We carry rain ponchos in case of inclement weather.

Guests should be in good physical shape and able to hike at a steady pace of a 20 minute mile (uphill). There will be a brook to cross over and a few rocky areas. If you are unsure of your ability please contact us.

If you have booked the single traveler rate and more people are booked onto your tour, we will refund you the difference in cost between the 1 and 2 person rate.

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Catawba Falls, Catawba River Road, Old Fort, NC 28762

In total we shall hike about 2.5 lovely miles with approximately 60 minutes of hiking. We will collect you from downtown Asheville at 8.00 a.m. After a 30 minute drive we shall hike to the top of the falls - about a 35-40 minute hike, where we will marvel at the beauty of the falls and enjoy a continental breakfast (sitting on rocks or on the side, there are no picnic tables/chairs or facilities there). It's beautiful & rustic!

Please note that this is a moderate hike, with a gradual yet continual incline from the car park to the falls. Proper hiking shoes (or sneakers/closed toed shoes with a great grip) must be worn. We recommend that you wear multiple layers and peel off as you get warmer. Bug spray and sunscreen is also recommended.

Bring a camera, there are lots of things along the way in addition to the falls.

All breakfasts provided will be vegetarian, organic and locally sourced. If you are a vegan or have other requirements please let us know as soon as you book so that we can do our best to assist.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks - Trail mix & fresh fruit.
  • Entry/Admission - Catawba Falls

  • Gratuities

Departure Point
15 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
We can arrange to collect and drop off passengers at their downtown Asheville hotel. Please check with us for further information. We collect within a 2 mile radius of Asheville. If you are outside of the 2 mile radius then we shall collect you outside of Mast General Store located at 15, Biltmore Avenue in downtown Asheville.

Departure Time
1:00 PM

3 hours 15 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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