High Shoals Waterfall and H.Q. Loop Trail is a 5.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Connellys Springs, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
South Mountains State Park - High Shoals WaterfallTrail Loop is a 5 mile loop trail located near Connellys Springs, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate/ difficult. The trail is primarily used for camping, fly fishing & hiking and is accessible year-round.
Closed for maintenance due to brush fire.
Beautiful!! The hike itself wasn't bad at all. The stairs to get to the falls and higher can be a little exhausting. But well worth the view! We will definitely hike again!
Very nice hike to some beautiful falls,
Definitely worth the drive for people who love waterfalls. The trial itself is not hard at all and is about 30 minutes.
Loved it, weather was beautiful and the hike was difficult but pleasant. Park Rangers were extremely nice and informative about the different trails in the area. Two things that need to improve is the map of the trails, a little difficult to follow and have a bike trail for beginners.
Solo hiked on October 6, only saw a few people and I got to take in the falls by myself!
We went on Sept. 28th and we absolutely loved the trails. Very informative information along the way and the waterfall was well worth all those steps!
great trail, great scenery
great view of falls, love this trail
This is a nice area and great trails, it can be a little crowded at the beginning but really thins out as you get past the falls. most people are there to see the falls.
Great trail. Really challenging for our whole group (ages 10-46) yet doable - even for those of us who are out of shape. Great view of the falls, beautifully kept trails and plenty of spots to explore!
Awesome area to go hiking! You're gonna be hiking upwards towards the end so be prepared for that. You'll feel great once you see the waterfall at the top!