NORTH CAROLINA WATERFALLS
FALLS ON GOLD CREEK (4)
PHOTO BY: CHRISTIE W.
Driving Directions: From the intersection of U.S. 64 W and N.C. 281 S, drive west on U.S. 64 for 5.7 miles to the entrance of Emerald Cove and Emerald Ridge on the right. Turn right onto Gold Creek Road and drive 0.3 mile to Mountain View Villas #1 and a gated trail on the left.
Hiking Directions: The gated trail on the left is the Lake Trail and is located in Camp Merrie-Woode. This trail is open September through May. Take the Lake Trail to a fork. At the fork, go right. Continue on the Lake Trail, passing an obvious spur trail on the right. Ascend after passing the spur trail and continue to a bridge over Gold Creek.