Hike to Mouse Creek Falls
North Carolina › Big Creek/Mouse Creek Trailhead
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Follow Big Creek to a 45-foot waterfall. Smaller cascades as well as wildflowers abound.
Follow Big Creek Trail on a moderate climb to this 45-foot waterfall. Around 1.3 miles in, you will begin to hike alongside Big Creek, and shortly afterwards you will pass Midnight Hole, a particularly deep pool. There are a number of other small falls en route. In spring you should see a number of wildflowers, too.
The side trail to Mouse Creek Falls appears about 2 miles into the hike. The area around the falls is a great spot to have a picnic before heading back to the trailhead.
- Hiking boots
- Sun protection
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