Skinny Dip falls is on the Blue Ridge Parkway, and a fun afternoon spot with little swimming holes and, of course, fun waterfalls you can jump off.
July 26, 2020
Gorgeous 40 min drive on the Blue Ridge, goes wayy up in altitude and gets nice and cool even on the hottest summer days. All kinds if rock formations, waterfalls, and swimming holes. Short but rocky hike.
July 11, 2020
Our guests love exploring the waterfalls of western NC! From Skinny Dip Falls in Canton to Sliding Rock outside of Brevard, there are lots of ways to cool off from the summer heat. Prefer a good hike? Head up to the falls at DuPont State Forest. To find the locations of many favorite waterfalls and…
March 7, 2020
Skinny Dip Falls. Take Hwy 276 to the Blue Ridge Parkway and head south. Pull off near mile marker 417, which is near the Looking Glass Rock overlook. A moderate, short hike will take you to a natural waterfall and swimming hole on the Yellowstone Prong of the Big East Fork of the Pigeon River. Take…
February 20, 2020
Bring your bathing suit in hot weather- Gorgeous little spot with a short easily accessed hike- take a dip or plunge into the water from a rock!
“This is a hidden gem; there is a drive that is blocked off by a gate. Park in the grass not blocking the gate, and walk around it to take the path up the mountain. It leads you to the fire tower and 360 degree views. The tower can be a little shaky in the wind, but it is sturdy enough to climb. The views are so worth it!”
“All the information you need from a very friendly, knowledgeable staff. The center is packed with all the information to assure the best vacation ever. Many art galleries including Number 7 Artists coop, Red Fox”
“Slide on your butt down a natural waterslide into the coldest water you have ever touched. You really haven’t experienced the area until you have done Sliding Rock. Very crowded, so bring your patience (along with sturdy shorts!)”