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Moore Cove Falls

Brevard, North Carolina

based on 6 reviews



1.28 miles

Elevation Gain

223 ft

Route Type



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Moore Cove Falls is a relatively easy hike in Pisgah National Forest leading to the 50 foot waterfall, whose water flows over a ledge, allowing hikers to walk behind it.

The hike relatively quick and has minimal elevation gain, making it a great hike for the family or a quick stop off if you're planning to do another hike in the same day. This part of the Pisgah National Forest is filled with scenic hikes.

Once you've parked your car, cross over the stream via a small foot bridge. This flat, smooth trail leads through a lush forest for 0.7 miles (following the yellow blazes) out to the falls.

Key Coordinates:

  • Trailhead: 35.3054595683, -82.774515152
  • Falls: 35.311827148, -82.7776830232
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Leisure hike to some really cool hidden spots. Slippery when near falls so just be safe and smart!

Nice short walk to some pretty falls. There are many beautiful wildflowers along the trail in the spring.

Nice short hike to a pretty waterfall.

Does anyone know if there are any benches along the path? Looking to take my mother in law, she has bad knees.

An easy hike that takes about 40 minutes there and back to see the beautiful falls

This water fall requires a short hike and therefore a lot of tourist don't make the hike so there are less people, but still a good water fall no doubt.

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