Crabtree Falls

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Crabtree Falls is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Burnsville, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September.

Distance: 1.7 miles Elevation Gain: 515 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

bird watching

forest

partially paved

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

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1 month ago

Great payoff for a short hike ... even in the 20MPH winds today!

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rocky
1 month ago

good trail. 2nd half more difficult than the 1st. beautiful waterfall

muddy
2 months ago

The falls were absolutely stunning and worth the hike. There had been recent rain so good flow for falls but wet trail. I wouldn't consider this easy because of the grade coming back out was only easy for very fit individuals. Also, you are walking on rocks and roots most of the way versus a level path. I just want older or less in shape hikers to no it is not real easy.

hiking
2 months ago

The trail is Rocky going down but well worth it once you get to the falls. Some stairs before and after falls.

hiking
4 months ago

Clearly marked trail

hiking
7 months ago

The trail was easy going in because it is all downhill. But coming out I thought it was more of a moderate hike. Didn't do the loop just the out and back. The trail was real wet in certain spots. It had rained the day before and the falls were beautiful with good flow. Wish they would move the parking back where it was.

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11 months ago

Pretty simple trail. Went with my wife and two dogs and it was a breeze. There was a lady there with two kids hiking it around 3-4 years old and they all made it no problem. the loop from the parking lot usually takes you counter clockwise I recommend going clockwise. This will move the longer stint of the hike first and the reward of the falls will be that much sweeter.

hiking
Friday, May 11, 2018

Beautiful trail that is fairly evenly graded throughout the trail. Beautiful waterfall. Trail seems to be capable of washing out as there are some areas that have a small stream running through.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

This is a very nice waterfall that is worth the short hike down to it. I would try to go a day or two after it has rained so that the water is flowing well.

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