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Hooker Falls Trail

EASY 338 reviews
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Hooker Falls Trail is a 0.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Hendersonville, North Carolina that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 0.8 miles Elevation Gain: 42 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
27 days ago

Pretty!!

hiking
1 month ago

Short spur trail off the Triple Falls-High Falls Loop...the least picturesque of the 3.

hiking
1 month ago

very easy to get to this nice little falls but don't be fool by this falls. people have died here. other than that great little trail with 4 falls near by. a perfect addition to any day trip and well worth a drive. if you like fly fishing i saw a bunch of people fishing. there is a huge parking lot with port-a-potties and this is a popular place. so if you are one of those people that like giving low ratings just because you don't like being around people. turn around and go home.

hiking
1 month ago

great hike, recommend going down to the waters edge at tripple falls

hiking
1 month ago

Beautiful falls, easy, close, gravel trail. Bundle High , Hooker and Triple falls into one hike. Very busy place!

hiking
1 month ago

Nice easy hike for families with young children. Pretty wide path most of the way. Falls are nice, not huge but still pretty.

hiking
1 month ago

Short trail very easy out and back single path dead ends at the falls. Some will swim here. Care should be taken for boulders with slippery surfaces. From the DuPont Rd lower parking lot this trail is to the right from the trail head. To the left is Triple Falls Trail.

hiking
closed
muddy
snow
2 months ago

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Gorgeous Trail. Completed it with a 30lb toddler & carrier lol! Not far of a hike from park access point!

hiking
2 months ago

Beautiful trail and incredible falls!! Will absolutely come back!!

hiking
3 months ago

Very easy hike from the parking lot. Get there early and you'll miss yhe crowd.

hiking
3 months ago

trail is super easy and super short. waterfall is super pretty.....need I say more! (only negative is you can't go to base of falls, it's restricted. but that's why it's super clean!)

hiking
3 months ago

Super easy hike on a well maintained gravel path. The waterfall is gorgeous, plus good place to cool off in the water.

hiking
3 months ago

Very simple and easy trail. Definitely visit the other waterfalls in the area to make this a day trip.

hiking
3 months ago

Super easy short trail that is gravel. High traffic, but nice falls. There are restrooms available, also.

hiking
4 months ago

Easy trail and a nice swimming hole. Get there early, parking is limited and it fills up quickly.

hiking
4 months ago

Not so much a hike as a long walk. Very easy, fun for families. Go early if you want to photograph the falls without many people around. Very crowded on a hot summer day.

hiking
4 months ago

Nice easy hike. Went up to base High Falls for photo op an picnic

hiking
5 months ago

Short trail beside a nice river. Good place for swimming but be careful folks. Crazy busy on the 4th of July weekend!

hiking
5 months ago

Short, easy trail with some nice views of the river, and the trail is extended by a fishing access point if you wish to hike further. There is a pool at the bottom of the falls big enough for swimming if you happen to fancy that. However, this also attracts quiet a few people, so it is a bit more crowded than others. If you are looking for a quiet, isolated hike this might not be ideal.

walking
5 months ago

Was pretty waterfall. Easy trail to it. Water with plenty of water to splash around in. Real close to triple falls. Can do both. VERY crowded on pretty day.

hiking
5 months ago

definitely returning for an all day trip with packed lunch and dogs!

hiking
5 months ago

One of three waterfalls I visited today. The falls might not be as impressive as Triple or High Falls, but the area below the falls had a nice sandy beach for relaxing. Trail was short and easy.

hiking
5 months ago

Easy trail pretty water fall

hiking
6 months ago

Too many people! Don’t go during summer.

hiking
rocky
6 months ago

This was a really cool area to lounge and hang out at the falls. I would highly recommend bringing water shoes, as it is very rocky in and around the water. Beautiful water fall and a lot of swimming area. My only negative would be the amount of people, but understandable bc it is such an awesome place.

hiking
6 months ago

Very popular. Easy easy hike.

hiking
6 months ago

Done Hooker falls and Triple Falls both nice little hikes to get back into hiking.

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