Rutherford Outdoor Coalition

Big Bradley Falls Trail

Big Bradley Falls Trail

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Hiking Walking/Running Cycling Equestrian Paddling Camping

Length 1 mile one-way

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COVID-19 STATUS - Open with Restrictions (last updated 8/19/2020)

The main trail is open, but the overlook and access to the top of the falls are currently restricted.

Hike at your own risk. The trail is primitive and requires crossing the stream. Proper hiking shoes are required. The trail is especially dangerous at the top of the falls. Seven people have fallen to their death since 2007 in this area!! Please be careful!! Do not attempt to hike to the bottom. 

WHERE: Saluda, NC

DIRECTIONS: Located off of Holbert Cove Road

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