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“Always fun”
Review of Catawba Falls

Catawba Falls
Ranked #1 of 12 things to do in Old Fort
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Overcast day, but spectacular falls. Easy hike on a well maintained path with nice trails to more secluded areas. Bathrooms are poor and would be nice to have a picnic table or two.

Thank Gigi M
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"easy hike"
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"great hike"
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"stream crossings"
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"parking area"
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"beautiful waterfall"
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"mile round trip hike"
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"steep incline"
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"trekking poles"
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"wide trail"
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"moderate hike"
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"restroom facilities"
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"short hike"
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

It was a bit difficult to find - for some reason our rental car’s navigation system didn’t like the address. Could have just been a “skinware” problem. So glad that we made the effort to find it. Plenty of parking. Trail is very well marked. Waterfalls are well worth the hike.

Thank adr1971
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This place wasn't on our to-do list, but we came across it on google and decided to go. It was one of the highlights of our trip. Great hike, and to get to the falls you have to navigate through some rocks and just nature in itself. There isn't a boardwalk to get there, which makes it even cooler. Loved this place and will definately do it again!

Thank dirtyfreddie
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Good parking, easy to moderate hike with some uphill and rock hopping over water. Falls are beautiful and if warm enough you can take your shoes off and cool off a bit. A little crowded, but not bad (was there early April - spring break week). Lots of dogs on hike too - very cute. Kids loved it (12 & 9). Bathrooms are not so nice, but there if you really need it at the trail head.

Thank wendymarcone
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We enjoyed the hike up to the falls which were beautiful! The trail is a packed trail and some places were a bit harder and uneven--including crossing a stream on large rocks. But overall it wasn't a difficult hike at all. My only suggestion would be to go as early in the day as possible to avoid the crowds. We went around noon on a weekday and were surprised by how many people were there. It wasn't awful, just surprising. Going at this time of the year (very early spring) allowed us to see more of the terrain and of the falls that would normally be obscured by foliage.

Thank Cincytraveler44
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