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Henderson Paddles Horsepasture By Packraft

Within a county known as the "Land of Waterfalls," Gorges State Park might contain the highest concentration of cascades within any of our region's public land units. Transylvania... — Updated 10/12/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Gorges State Park is still closed, but plans to reopen park trails and restrooms on May 13. •DuPont State Recreational Forest is still closed to the public, and officials are working on a plan to reopen. •Ivestor... — Updated 5/12/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Ivestor Gap, Daniel Ridge Loop, Looking Glass Rock, Slick Rock Falls, Cat Gap, North Face, the Art Loeb (Davidson River to Joel Branch FSR 5002 and Black Balsam Road FSR 816 to Camp Daniel Boone, Moore Cove, Campground... — Updated 4/27/2020

 

Sycamore Cycles Trail Report

Closures •Ivestor Gap, Daniel Ridge Loop, Looking Glass Rock, Slick Rock Falls, Cat Gap, North Face, the Art Loeb (Davidson River to Joel Branch FSR 5002 and Black Balsam Road FSR 816 to Camp Daniel Boone, Moore Cove, Campground... — Updated 4/20/2020

 

Updated: More Closures In Pisgah National Forest

In alignment with current federal, state and local guidance for social distancing and to ensure health and safety of its employees, visitors and volunteers, Pisgah National Forest... — Updated 4/15/2020 Full story

 

Destination Hike: Whitewater Road Waterfalls

I believe one of the great treasures often missed when visiting the mountains are the vast number of hidden gems hiding from us just mere steps off the beaten path. Whitewater Road... — Updated 2/3/2020

 
 By Jacob Myers    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Caesars Head to Sassafras Mountain

Caesars Head to the summit of Sassafras Mountain via the Caesars Head Spur Trail is a 14-mile hike with over 3,000 feet of elevation gain but is well worth it for the spectacular... — Updated 12/30/2019

 

Destination Hike: Canebrake Trail in Gorges State Park

When people hear Gorges State Park, they normally think of Rainbow Falls and Turtleback Falls. While these two vistas certainly are beautiful to look at, they tend to get crowded... — Updated 11/25/2019

 

Glancing Back: Two Teenagers Found Dead At Rainbow Falls

The following briefs are from Thursday, Aug. 28, 1969 edition of The Transylvania Times. Three Transylvania youths were arrested and are being held in the county jail in connection with a stolen school bus from Brevard Senior High... — Updated 8/26/2019

 
 By Matt McGregor    News

Rescue Made On Horsepasture River

A close call on the Horsepasture River in Gorges State Park led to a successful rescue of two people who were caught in rapid, high waters on Tuesday. According to Katie Hall, the public information officer for N.C. State Parks,... — Updated 4/17/2019

 

Picturing The Past: Residents Save The Horsepasture River

The 18-mile-long Horse-pasture River begins in Jackson County, flows through Transylvania County and empties into Lake Jocassee in South Carolina. The rugged river drops 1700 feet o... — Updated 8/24/2018

 

Flier Focus: Waterfall Safety - Brevard NC

As part of the Transylvania County Tourism Development Authority's (TCTDA) ongoing effort to raise awareness about waterfall safety, inserted in this edition of The Transylvania... — Updated 7/31/2018

 
 By Park Baker    News

More Steps Taken To Prevent Waterfall Fatalities In Area

In an attempt to prevent another death at Rainbow Falls, the U.S. forest service and Gorges State Park have installed new signage at the trailhead leading from Gorges State Park to... — Updated 7/18/2018

 

Charlotte Teen Dies At Falls, 2nd In 2 Weeks -Brevard NC

A 16-year-old Charlotte female, H'Money Siu, died Wednesday after falling down the 150-foot-tall Rainbow Falls in Nantahala National Forest. “We got a call for service right around noon, and finished about 6 p.m.,” said Bobby... — Updated 7/9/2018

 

Deadly Waterfalls

Every summer, people slide over one of our many waterfalls to their death. Tragically, this summer has proven to be no different. The two fatalities thus far this summer have been at Rainbow Falls in the upper end of the county.... — Updated 7/9/2018

 

UPDATED: Rainbow Falls Claims Another Fatality - Brevard NC

A 16-year-old Charlotte female, H'Money Siu, died Wednesday after falling down the 150-foot-tall Rainbow Falls in Nantahala National Forest. “We got a call for service right around noon, and finished about 6 p.m.,” said Bobby... — Updated 7/5/2018

 

Man Dies Visiting Rainbow Falls

A 42-year-old from Charleston, S.C., John Schaffer, died Saturday at Rainbow Falls after he tried to rescue his dog who fell in the water. Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue Chief Carmon West said they got the call for service at 10:30 a.m.... — Updated 6/25/2018

 

Commission Hosts Free Fishing July 4

July 4 is “free fishing day” in North Carolina where everyone — residents and non-residents alike — can fish in any public body of water from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., without having to purchase a fishing license or... — Updated 6/26/2017

 

Record Turnout For 14th Annual Vision Golf Tournament

The Vision Transylvania Program hosted their 14th annual golf tournament on May 12 at Connestee Falls. The tournament was a huge success and the weather held off enough to get the t... — Updated 5/24/2017

 

At Hollingsworth Gallery: Local Photographers To Display Work - Brevard, NC

Once a year the Land of Waterfalls Camera Club exhibits a "Photo Inspirations" show, featuring the photographic visions of six local fine art photographers. This year the show will... — Updated 5/24/2017

 

Year In Review – July, August, and September

JULY •The Rosman Board of Alderman unanimously approved its 2016/17 fiscal year budget, including a 3-cent property tax increase. The $245,521 general fund budget was roughly... — Updated 12/28/2016

 
 By Park Baker    Outdoors

Destination Hike: Rainbow Falls

Our weekly destination hike is Rainbow Falls in Greenville County, just over the state line. Rainbow Falls is a 100-foot waterfall located on Oil Camp Creek, found in Jones Gap... — Updated 12/26/2016

 

Heavy Rains Bring County Waterfalls To Life – Transylvania County NC

Rainbow Falls (Times Photos by Michael Rogers)... — Updated 8/22/2016

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News

Waterfall-Related Death Takes Total To Five - Brevard NC

A woman died after slipping and falling nearly 185 feet from the top of Rainbow Falls on Thursday. The woman has been identified as Taylor Terrell, a news anchor for 41NBC in... — Updated 7/25/2016

 
 By Kevin Fuller    News

Woman Dies At Rainbow Falls-Brevard NC

Editor's Note: This story has been updated from a previous version. A woman died after slipping and falling nearly 185 feet from the top of Rainbow Falls on Thursday. The woman has... — Updated 7/23/2016

 

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