Turtleback Falls


May 2002

State: North Carolina

Location: Western part of North Carolina, Jackson County.

Height: 20

Crest: ?

River: Horsepasture River

Waypoint: 35.0924N 82.9663W

Summary: Rainbow Falls is the reason to see the Horsepasture River, but you have to pass these falls to get there.

Turtleback Falls is one of the many falls on the Horsepasture River. See Rainbow Falls for details on how to find the falls. The falls are downstream (to the left) of where the trail meets the river. If you go to see Drift Falls first, just turn around and head downstream and you will find Turtleback falls.

This is a small waterfall. The locals use it as a waterslide.

Nearby Falls

Drift 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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