323 – Dryland Laurel Branch Falls

Accessibility – Moderate

Height – 20-25′

Distance – 0.8 (out and back)

Beauty – 4

Photo rating – 3

Solitude – 8

GPS Info: LAT 35.30972 LONG -83.03697

Last Updated – 09-29-2018


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This is Dryland Laurel Branch Falls, the next door neighbor of Sugar Creek Falls. This sliding falls can be seen on the way to Sugar Creek Falls, but for the minimal effort required to reach it, you might want to take a look The detour from the base of Sugar Creek Falls is about 50 feet, but it may require getting your feet wet depending on the flow on Sugar Creek. There are more waterfalls above this one which require bushwhacking on old road to reach. Dryland Laurel Branch Falls is easiest when paired with Sugar Creek Falls and Upper Sugar Creek Falls. Getting to the ones above it requires a different route. To see the hike to this waterfall, go to Upper Sugar Creek Falls.

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