Drift Falls

May 2002

State: North Carolina

Location: Western part of North Carolina, Jackson County.

Height: 50

Crest: ?

River: Horsepasture River

Waypoint: 35.091N 82.973W

Summary: Rainbow Falls is the reason to see the Horsepasture River, but there is no reason not to check out Drift falls while you are there.

Drift Falls is one of the many falls on the Horsepasture River. See Rainbow Falls for details on how to find the falls. Once you reach the river, turn right and head upstream. The falls is on private property and apparently the owner does not want people trespassing. You can get quite close to the base of the falls without trespassing.

Nearby Falls

Turtleback Falls, Rainbow Falls and Stairway Falls are all on a 1.5 mile stretch of the Horsepasture river. Whitewater Falls are nearby on NC 281, just north of the South Carolina border.

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