High Falls Trail via Ralph J Andrews Park

MODERATE 10 reviews

High Falls Trail via Ralph J Andrews Park is a 1.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Salem, South Carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
649 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wildlife

rocky

Short but difficult hike to a great waterfall. Most of the trail is climbing up and down rocks. You hike down to the waterfalls and then return up the mountain. It is a there and back trail.

hiking
4 days ago

Incredible waterfall at the bottom of this descending trail. Among the best I’ve seen in Lake Glenville area. Steep climb out out, but well worth it!

walking
1 month ago

great trail. 100% worth the walk to the bottom. found a great spot to set up my eno for an hour and hang out and listen to the falls. great trip.

hiking
4 months ago

Great trail to start a week of hiking with. My dogs loved it and we all climbed on rocks and did our own little adventure when we got down to the falls. A warning the climb back up all up hill is a workout.. one needs to be in shape.

hiking
5 months ago

A beautiful, short, and difficult, out and back trail located at the Pines Recreation Area. You park in a well-marked area with restrooms and a seasonal man-made beach. The trail starts directly across the parking lot. For the most part, it begins with a decent down to the waterfall. The hike is difficult due to the 500+ elevation change in the short distance and rocky trail. We did this hike with my 5 year old who loved it, she has experience hiking. You should be in halfway decent shape for this hike but it is reasonable for anyone who wants to attempt it. You just may need to take a few breaks. We will definitely be doing this one again in the summer or fall. Our winter trip added to the difficulty as many of the rocks were covered in ice making it a bit more treacherous.

hiking
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hiking
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