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This Week's Outdoor Destination: Secret Falls


April 24, 2017

Courtesy of Kevin Adams

Secret Falls, located in neighboring Nantahala National Forest, is about an hour drive from Brevard. It is an easy, family-friendly hike with a deep, clean swimming pool at the bottom.

This week's destination hike is Secret Falls in Nantahala National Forest. About an hour drive from Brevard, this remote yet beautiful waterfall is a bit off the beaten path, but is an easy hike the entire family can do.

Some people call it Big Shoal Falls, and this 50-footer near the Georgia state line drops into a nice deep pool – the perfect summer swimming spot away from the crowds. The access trail is flat with two easy creek crossings and it should take most people about 20 minutes from the car to reach the falls.

The forest service recently cleared out some of the overgrowth al...

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