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South Mountains State Park, North Carolina

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  • We had a great time hiking the HQ and High Shoal trails. They are well maintained, and after a heavy rainfall the day before, the waterfall was spectacular. This was a 5 mile loop. If you have time th...  more »
  • I have been going here since I was a little kid. I love that the trail follows the creek so you constantly hear the stream. The water is a fairly good waterfall especially after it rains. I would not ...  more »
  • This was my first time at this park and I absolutely loved it! We hiked up to High Shoals Falls on Jacob's Fork River which was beautiful on a moderately challenging hike, but on a very clear and defi...  more »
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  • We love going here for the most beautiful scenic hike. Its a little strenuous at times. Make sure you take bug spray and water. The restrooms are clean. We love the waterfalls, dipping in the water and reaching the top to see High Shoals Falls. When you hear it clearly, go to the right stairs instead of following the blue dot trail stairs. Signs need to be more clear, since we missed it on our first hike. It's worth the hike and can't wait to go back in the Fall.
  • 30+ years of hiking and camping at this park. So many memories, such a wonderful place. It's a outstanding alternative for those not wanting to travel all the way to Cherokee,Asheville, mt Mitchell,or Boone area to enjoy the NC mountains.
  • Breath taking views. Fantastic trail blazing and clean bathrooms. Great entry level hiking.
  • This place is beautiful and relaxing! The waterfall is gorgeous! The picnic areas are clean and updated. The restrooms are always stocked and clean. They have a visitors center at the entrance that is very eco friendly!
  • Trails are well designed and maintained. Equestrian campground has electric at every site. Barn with stalls for horses.