Crabtree Falls Bridge Tapestry.
Feb 03, Crabtree Falls - Milepost Crabtree Falls flows over a foot rock cliff. Harold Blackwood photo. Whether your visit is a local day trip or part of an extended Parkway tour, the Crabtree Falls area is a welcome place to relax. Spend a night under the stars, hike to incredible Crabtree Falls, or just stop by for lunch at the picnic area.
Jun 01, At the base of the trail is spectacular Crabtree Falls, where water cascades over a foot rock cliff. Many types of ferns and wildflowers thrive in the hollow, benefiting from the waterfall's cool spray.
The wet rocks here are slippery. Please do not climb on the rocks. Crabtree Falls is one of a handful of highly trafficked waterfalls in Western Carolina. It's a nice waterfall, just as good as some of those other popular ones. It's pretty tall, has good volume, and can be framed for pictures up nicely.
The knock on this attraction, to me, comes down to a /5. Crabtree Falls is accessed by one of two moderate to strenuous routes: Miles (round-trip to the falls and back) or to 3 Miles (round trip for the whole loop) depending on which route you take to the foot falls. Visitors say, whichever path you take, the view and chance for great photos are worth the climb! The brilliant pink crabtree blossoms each May, and was once the cornerstone of this area’s wildflower Estimated Reading Time: 1 min.
This scenic waterfall, located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, is a foot plunge down a wide and even rock face. Moderate trail distance is mile loop. Dogs are allowed on 6 ft. leash only in accordance with NPS regulations. At Blue Ridge Parkway Milepostturn into Crabtree Meadows Recreation treepruning.clubon: Blue Ridge Parkway MilepostLittle Switzerland,NC. Apr 13, Crabtree Falls is an incredible foot waterfall in the heart of Western North Carolina, inside the famed Black Mountains.
It’s one of the first we wanted to visit, absolutely worth adding to your bucket list! And because of Crabtree Falls’s location, we included it in our guides to waterfalls near Boone and also, Asheville!