Looking Glass Falls, Pisgah Forest

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  • August 14, 2017
    This waterfall is wonderful because it is so close to the road. With that you will have a bit of a crowd, but the waterfall is still extremely picturesque. Great for picnics. There's also tons of othe...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Great place to visit, peaceful the waterfall there is gorgeous there wasn't a big crowd when we visited worth going  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Great day of climbing with FMG guide Clay!!! Worked some exciting multipitch routes, and learned a ton!!!!!  more »
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  • May 23, 2017
    My wife and really enjoyed this stop. Initially, there was only a young family fishing in the frigid water before two young girls came and waded in the same frigid waters. To be young again. 😃 We went down the steps, took several pictures with each other and just enjoyed the tranquility of the moment. I could see where this would be packed later in the year when it warms up, but thankfully, we chose now to visit.
  • June 18, 2017
    BEAUTIFUL! The water is very chilly but refreshing. The only thing not so refreshing is the people who flock to this easily accessible falls. Wish it was more off the beaten path so it could be more secluded and private. Parking can be impossible and if it's busy you will bump shoulders with 40+ people just walking to the falls.
  • May 13, 2017
    As everyone else has said this is a great waterfall. Visible from the road and a short walk down some steps and your there. I recommend going early to beat the crowds especially in warm weather as this becomes a crowded swimming hole.
  • July 8, 2017
    What an honor to be able to go right to a waterfall and get in the water. It's easy to get to. No hiking required!! Looking glass is right off the highway they have stairs that lead down to the water. The water is cold but it's so exciting to be there with the waterfall falling and the water spraying your face you dont notice rhe cold water for long lol It's a once in a lifetime experience! Bring water shoes!!
  • April 1, 2017
    Wonderful waterfall, especially for those who may not be physically able to hike miles into the woods to see these amazing sites. My fiance has a bad knee, so this allows him to park and walk just a few yards to see the falls. If you are able, you can descend the stairs to get a closer view.

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