Musgrove Mill Battleground

The Battlefield Trail loops around the site of the battle and has interpretive signs detailing the progress of the battle for Musgrove's Mill.

This comprehensive guide, complete with pictures, offers a glimpse into America’s past and the activities you can enjoy today. Explore the rich history of Musgrove Mill State Historic Site, a key Revolutionary War battleground in South Carolina. Discover the site’s hiking trails, picnic spots, and the story of the Battle of Musgrove Mill.

Pearson’s Falls

Pearson's Falls is short hike from the main entrance and parking lot.

Pearson’s Falls Visiting Pearson’s Falls To reach the falls from the parking area, take a short ¼ mile trail along the banks of Colt Creek. It’s an easy walk, but because it is an unpaved trail, it’s not suitable for wheelchairs or strollers. There are plenty of benches along the way where you can catch… Continue reading Pearson’s Falls

Pisgah National Forest Field Report

Looking Glass Waterfall from the middle platform.

Pisgah National Forest Field Report I started this day with a mission. My twin goals were to visit Looking Glass Falls and Moore Cove Falls in Pisgah National Forest. I’ve been to and through Pisgah many times. Every time, I hope to get a chance to visit these two waterfalls, but by the time arrive,… Continue reading Pisgah National Forest Field Report

Chimney Rock State Park

Chimney Rock State Park Rising like a medieval guard tower, Chimney Rock keeps watch over Hickory Nut Gorge below. Passing between mountains on each side, the gorge for centuries was a reliable route from the highland regions in the north to the flatland in the south. Before it was the to Chimney Rock State Park… Continue reading Chimney Rock State Park

DuPont Waterfall Hike

Great DuPont Forest Waterfall Hike Western North Carolina has no shortage of waterfalls. Brevard alone touts itself as the home of 250 waterfalls. Some may think that’s an exaggeration, but if you’ve ever been waterfall hunting in Transylvania County, you’ll believe it. Although there are tons of waterfalls you can visit, some right next to… Continue reading DuPont Waterfall Hike

Things to Do Near Sassafras Mountain

New Observation tower at Sassafras Mountain

Things to Do Near Sassafras Mountain Sassafras Mountain is the best spot in South Carolina to take in the mountain view. It’s the highest point in South Carolina, and the observation tower at Sassafras Mountain offers a 360 degree view – from the Mountains of North and South Carolina all the way to the Piedmont… Continue reading Things to Do Near Sassafras Mountain

High Falls

The High Falls Waterfall Loop is a popular spot for leaf peeping in Autumn. Be sure to arrive early or you might not get a parking spot.

Towering 120 feet over the river below, High Falls Waterfall is one of the most impressive waterfalls in North Carolina and part of a trio of falls along the Little River in DuPont State Recreational Forest. During times of drought, the falls slow to a graceful cascade over the granite plane, but heavy rains upriver… Continue reading High Falls

Triple Falls

All of DuPont Forest is spectacular as Autumn brings a cascade of color to Triple Falls.

Click Here for everything you need to know to visit Triple Falls in DuPont State Fores. About Triple Falls Three waterfalls for the price of one! That’s What you’ll find when you visit Triple Falls on the Little River in the DuPont State Recreational Forest near Brevard. While each of the three smaller falls by… Continue reading Triple Falls

DuPont State Recreational Forest

DuPont State Forest’s Beginnings as an Industrial Site Driving through one of North Carolina’s youngest state forests, it’s hard to believe that it was once an industrial site. But that’s just what you’ll find when you visit DuPont State Recreational Forest in Ceder Mountain between Brevard and Flat Rock. In the 1950’s the DuPont Corporation… Continue reading DuPont State Recreational Forest