868 – Upper Rough Butt Falls

Accessibility – Moderate+

Height – 12”

Distance – 2.5 (out and back)

Beauty – 5

Photo rating – 4

Solitude – 7

GPS Info: LAT 35.31988 LONG -83.02289

Last Updated – 01-10-2023

Last Visited – 01-23-2022

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Upper Rough Butt Falls is the unseen companion to Rough Butt Falls. At the base of Rough Butt Falls you can see an enormous boulder poised at the top of the falls. Ths upper waterfall is hidden behind that boulder. To reach Upper Rough Butt Falls, see the hike to Rough Butt Creek Falls, and when you get to the falls, make your way up the left side. It is sketchy in places so be warned that this one is not for everybody.