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Looking Glass Falls

Hwy 276, Pisgah Forest, NC
+1 828-257-4200
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Right by the side of the road-easy to see

Park and walk down the sidewalk and the falls is right there. Great one for elderly or those who... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lexington, South Carolina
Beautiful waterfall in The Pisgah National Forest!

Looking Glass Falls is a wonderful place to visit! It is beautiful in every season! During the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mills River, North Carolina
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Hwy 276, Pisgah Forest, NC
+1 828-257-4200
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Park and walk down the sidewalk and the falls is right there. Great one for elderly or those who can't walk far to see.

Thank KJgmail
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking Glass Falls is a wonderful place to visit! It is beautiful in every season! During the fall it has a backdrop of red, yellow and orange leaves on the trees. This winter we went when the waterfall and river below were mostly frozen. Having...More

Thank elliemae2016
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful waterfall! Everyone should at least stop by once. There is usually a crowd but it’s worth it. Yesterday it was frozen! So pretty!

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This was the easiest and most convenient waterfall to get to with an almost 8 month old. You can literally drive right up to it. I would definitely recommend visiting!

Thank TamL86
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

My friend and I are from the beach and we’re wanting to see something beautiful, I looked up waterfalls that were easy to access and came across this one. It was so easy to find, and required very little walking! So beautiful, check it out!

Thank macckk5
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This waterfall is in Pisgah National Forest and lies beside the main highway, so access is very easy. A walkway leading down from the highway, affords the opportunity to walk down to a more viewable point. This should not be attempted when temperatures are cold...More

Thank Charliec007
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Not far from Brevard this beautiful mountain drive is worth taking to stop and see Looking Glass Falls. Steps down to the viewing area for a closer look. Would love to visit again during another season.

Thank cosmovt
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

The falls are stunning in winter with the snow and frozen landscape. The road up is well maintained, and it was not iced over. The stairs down were slippery, but it was doable. The Pisgah highway is a lovely drive up, and it is worth...More

Thank Frances F
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We took all 10 of us ranging from 9 years old to 76 years old to this falls that is literally right off the side of the road. There is a viewing area right at road level, or there is a series of well built...More

Thank mailkenevans
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We ve visited the Looking Glass Falls twice - once in Summer last year and once this fall (2017). This is one of the easiest roadside waterfalls to get to and a pretty one too. The waterfall is 60 ft high. When we visited last...More

Thank Manjunath P
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Susan F
2 June 2017|
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Response from Philip T | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend going at night. I think it's closed after a certain time. You could always find a nice stream or river off of a trail near the falls. As for the time of day, I'm not sure
Marisa W
22 May 2017|
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Response from BubbaBama821 | Reviewed this property |
Actually several picnic areas close by with picnic tables, but lots of folks just head down to the river at the falls and eat there, but here are NO tables there. It can be a zoo down there if it is a busy (e.g., Memorial... More
8 September 2016|
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