This challenging hike to cascades and waterfalls has been popular since the early days of Skyland Resort. This particular hike goes to the upper falls before returning.
Distance: 4.6-mile round trip hike
Difficulty: Moderate (hiking difficulty scale)
Hiking Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Elevation Gain: 1,040 feet
- From the trailhead at the Whiteoak Canyon parking area (mile 42.6), take the Whiteoak Canyon Trail.
- Pass the junctions for the Old Rag Fire Road and the Limberlost Trail.
- About 2.3 miles from the start you will come to a rocky ledge with a view of the upper falls.
- Retrace your steps to return to the parking lot.