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Weekly Outdoor Destination: Explore 50-Foot Waterfall At Cathey's Creek Falls

 

August 6, 2018

Our outdoor destination this week is Cathey's Creek Falls, a 50-foot waterfall just west of Brevard on Cathey's Creek. The falls are named for a Revolutionary War veteran, Captain George Cathey. According to Jim Bob Tinsley's book "The Land of Waterfalls," Cathey was awarded property in Transylvania County for his service.

Cathey's Creek Falls is one of many cascades along this creek, which also feeds the city of Brevard's water supply. Cathey's Creek has been categorized as a "top 1" priority watershed for restoration by the U.S. Forest Service and has been prioritized by Trout Unlimi...



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