Watery Wednesday #105: High Falls

High Falls, DuPont State Forest, Brevard, North Carolina. May 10, 2009.

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DuPont State Forest between Hendersonville and Brevard, North Carolina, is a area of more than 10,000 acres of forest, trails and waterfalls.  Betsy and I have visited DuPont twice and have enjoyed visiting the waterfalls.  There are six major waterfalls in the forest and we have hiked to  four of them.

The picture above was taken in May, 2009, on our way back home from the beach.  High Falls is a steep cascade of about 100 feet.  The structure that can be seen above the falls is a covered bridge over the river.

We’ve enjoyed both of our visits to DuPont State Forest and, since there are still two waterfalls we haven’t seen, the chances are pretty good that we will be going back there.

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17 Responses to “Watery Wednesday #105: High Falls”

  1. Becky Says:

    This is a gorgeous “refreshing” photo George!!!

  2. MaryBeth Says:

    Wonderful waterfall, George. Can one cross on the covered bridge?
    I just bet you will soon have pics of the two not seen yet. MB

  3. Mildred Says:

    Oh, so pretty and refreshing! Hope you get to go back soon!

  4. Mary Says:

    That’s a pretty one! Interesting about the covered bridge.

  5. Sandra Says:

    this is my kind of falls. i like the high ones with stacked rocks the best

  6. Kathy Ariano Says:

    This one is amazing! It looks more forceful (for want of a better word) than many of the others — this isn’t a gently flowing one, that one can get closer to? Beautiful just the same.

  7. Linda G. Says:

    A waterfall and a covered bridge .. what more could one ask for!

  8. NCMountainwoman Says:

    Definitely one of our favorite falls.

  9. wenn Says:

    nice waterfall!

  10. Judy Says:

    I like the trees growing between the two parts of the waterfall!

  11. Ruth Hiebrt Says:

    Lovely scene.I am sure you will be back there and have more pictures to share.
    Blessings,Ruth

  12. Rose Says:

    That is sure a beautiful waterfall. I am glad you told what the structure was cause I was sure wondering.

  13. Neal Says:

    Very nice. Looks peaceful and serene.

  14. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    That water is gushing so strongly, that on forst glance I thought it had frozen to ice!

  15. ewok1993 Says:

    another beauty. have a lovely rest of the week.

  16. Tricia Says:

    Oh oh oh Niiiice, George! Love ya’lls waterfalls

  17. Carletta Says:

    Beautiful!
    As I recall Brevard is a lovely place.

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