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Upper Bear Wallow Falls – Guided Hike

Toxaway River at Gorges State Park. Photo by A. Coburn.
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Upper Bear Wallow Falls – Guided Hike

Hike with a Ranger! Join us for a short 0.4-mile round trip hike to one of Gorges State Parks Waterfalls. We will learn how waterfalls are formed and the three different types of waterfalls. Please bring proper footwear and water. 

Date of Event: 
Friday, December 10, 2021 - 11:00am

Start Location: 
Bearwallow Picnic Area

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
45 minutes

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Upcoming Events:

Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 4:00pm
Friday, December 10, 2021 - 11:00am
Saturday, December 11, 2021 - 4:00pm