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.

Photo Credit: Karen Roussel

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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Activities:

Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

4.2 Miles

Elev. Gain:

605 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Forest
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers

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Midnight hole

If you have time and the temperatures are compatible definitely take a sim in Midnight hole!

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