Hike to High Shoals Falls

2.7 Miles Round Trip - Loop Trail

Jacob Fork Parking Area - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

This 2.7 mile loop through South Mountains State Park leads to the observation deck for 80 foot High Shoals Falls (80').

From the Jacob Fork parking area in South Mountains State Park, it is a short 1 mile walk over the Jacob River to the High Shoals Waterfall (80'). If you choose to continue past the observation deck, High Shoals Falls Trail (blue circle) climbs up above the waterfall, crossing the river. Keep right at the intersection to loop back to the parking lot.

Photo Credit: Stanislav Vitebskiy

Tags

Hiking
Forest
River
Waterfall

Details

2.7 Miles
Loop Trail

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Loved it!

The first trail me and my wife have embarked on that this app has found for us, loved it, the falls was beautiful, the trek back down was a bit rocky but no problem. Would recommend

Breathtaking

My husband and I love this place. Wonderful hike and beautiful scenery!!

High shoals falls

Nice not too long hike to some very beautiful falls.