The trail to Big Bradley Falls is part of an unmarked, untended section of the Green River Game Lands - a rugged tract of land owned by the state for hunting and fishing. Hike at your own risk - the trail is primitive and requires crossing the stream. Proper hiking shoes required. The trail is especially dangerous at the top of the falls. Do not attempt to hike to the bottom. Exit 59 off I-26 on Holbert's Cove Road (away from downtown Saluda). Go 3.4 miles to bottom of gorge. Watch for unpaved parking area on left, just before you cross the stream. The unmarked trail starts at at the orange gate. Holbert's Cove Road Saluda, NC
Chimney Rock Park
Take a deep breath of revitalizing mountain air, become rejuvenated by the hiking trails, and let your cares lighten in the fresh mists of Hickory Nut Falls. This is an ideal place to reconnect with nature and spend time with family and friends.
Donald Ross Nature Trail Park
A Donald Ross Nature Trail consists of ten trails rated from light to moderate in difficulty. It is a welcome new addition to Rutherford County. From Carolina Propeties Lake Lure office on HWY 64/74A travel east approximately 2.5 miles and turn right (S) on HWY 9. Trail will be on your left across from Ingles Supermarket.
Pearson's Falls is located in the foothills of Western North Carolina and is comprised of 268 acres of virgin forest, spring-fed streams and a 90 ft. waterfall. There are over 200 species of fern, flowering plants, algae and mosses in the wildflower preserve. Pearson's Falls and Glen is located just off Route 176, 4 miles north of Tryon, NC or 3 miles south of Saluda, NC. The address for Pearson's Falls is 2720 Pearson Falls Road, Saluda, NC, 28733