Crabtree Falls is at Milepost on the Blue Ridge Parkway, about 15 miles north of Mount Mitchell and 24 miles south of Linville Falls. Turn into the northernmost entrance to the Crabtree Falls Recreation Area and bear right into the campground. Just past the campground contact station, turn right into the. This scenic waterfall, located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, is a foot plunge down a wide and even rock face.
At Blue Ridge Parkway Milepostturn into Crabtree Meadows Recreation Area. Waterfall is accessible year-round. If campground is closed, the hike to falls is an additional miles. Moderate trail distance is mile loop. Jun 01, At the base of the trail is spectacular Crabtree Falls, where water cascades over a foot rock cliff. Many types of ferns and wildflowers thrive in the hollow, benefiting from the waterfall's cool spray.
The wet rocks here are slippery. Please do not climb on the rocks. Apr 13, Crabtree Falls is an incredible foot waterfall in the heart of Western North Carolina, inside the famed Black Mountains. It’s one of the first we wanted to visit, absolutely worth adding to your bucket list!
And because of Crabtree Falls’s location, we included it in our guides to waterfalls near Boone and also, Asheville!Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.