446 – Queens Falls

Accessibility – Roadside

Height – 50′

Distance – Roadside (or 0.3 mile walk)

Beauty – 8

Photo rating – 1

Solitude – 1

GPS Info: LAT 35.27456 LONG -83.65387

Last Updated – 02-24-2019

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Queens Falls is a fifty foot high waterfall on Queens Creek just below the dam on Queens Creek Lake. Depending on the season the waterfall can be reached by driving only if Windingstairs Road is open at US19. If the gate is open it is less than 3 miles to a poor view of the falls through the trees. If the road is closed, you would have to take US19 to Wayah Road and Wayah Road to Winding Stairs Road and make a left. In 4.7 miles there is a gate with a pullout on the right. Along the way Winding Stairs Road turns to gravel. Walk past the gate and as the road rounds the bend and begins to descend, you can see the falls on the left. The view is partially obscured by trees. Another old road that leads to the falls is gated and signed, warning of arrest for trespassing.


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