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“Pearson's Falls” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pearson's Falls

Pearson's Falls
NC
828-749-3031
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Ranked #191 of 1,012 Attractions in North Carolina
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Owner description: When visiting Pearson's Falls Glen, nature lovers and hikers are attracted to the scenic waterfall that plunges 90 feet and the many scenic trails bordered by native plants.
Etowah, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
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“Pearson's Falls”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

This is a wonderful, little known natural area, full of wild flowers along a fast-flowing stream, and ends with a lovely waterfall. Lots of places to rest or picnic along the way. Not all that big, but very wonderful!

Visited June 2012
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Berea, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Excellent and Natural place to visit.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Pearson's Fall is a nice and natural place in Saluda, North Carolina. We drove to this beautiful and wanted to hike the area. It is North Carolina's National Heritage Area and its about one quarter mile trail. The entrance fee is $ 5 for adults and the ticket seller told us that there are over 200 varities of ferns, wildflowers, algae and mosses found in the glen. Mostly, college and university students come and research here.
The fall is very beautiful and I have added some pictures too.
Yes, we encountered a small snack too. Don't get frightened, it wasn't dangerous but was sleeping in a distance from us.
I liked hiking this trail and I strongly recommend it for any one who want to spend sometimes in nature.

Visited May 2012
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Mount Dora, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Easy walk for all ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

This is a nicely maintained walk to a beautiful falls. If you go and miss the entrance,(which is easy to do) and follow long bumpy dirt road to a tunnel/bridge, then it will scare you half to death and there are limited ways to turn around, so be sure to watch for the left turn entrance. Small fee to go in.

Visited August 2011
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South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Nice, relaxing and quiet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

I have never had a problem finding the falls open--their hours are displayed on their website. Yes, they do charge an admission price but it's not that much especially when it is in an area where there is very little else to do. It is a short walk and is very easy to do, although it may be a bit difficult for those who have mobility issues--there are quite a few steps and a little bit of rough terrain. I have took my child there since he was very small and he has been able to hike up to the waterfall with no problem.

Visited March 2012
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Raleigh, NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great little hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

I really wanted to hike and visit a waterfall during our visit to Flat Rock but unfortunately it rained most of our trip.This was a great little hike (6/10 mile RT) for our last day on the way out of town. Beautiful trail not to mention a nice drive to the park. Thought maybe $3 instead of $5 per adult might be a better price but it was still well worth it knowing the money is used for the up keep.

Visited May 2012
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