Hampton Inn & Suites Cashiers-Sapphire Valley
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Tuesday morning, we woke up early, had breakfast at the hotel, and headed out. We were headed to the Little Canada area north of Lake Toxaway along NC-281. This remote area has some of the most beautiful, but difficult to reach waterfalls in the area. We went north on NC-281 for about six miles and turned onto Winding Gap Road and parked outside …
Monday morning, we woke up a little later and had a nice breakfast at the hotel. After getting ready, we headed into Cashiers, turning left on NC-107 south for about four miles to the trailhead for Silver Run Falls. We hiked the short Silver Run Falls Trail (#435) to this scenic waterfall and got some pictures from various angles. But just one …
... tape helped ensure we were going the right way. We came to some downed trees and got off the path for a bit, then found it again and continued until we got to another mess of downed trees. We went to the right to get around the trees and headed down to creek level, but came out quite a bit downstream of our target. So we had to make a difficult bushwhack upstream to Confusion Falls. Not sure where this waterfall got its name – confusion in ...
... seeing some pretty coral fungi growing near a footbridge. In about a half-mile, we reached the spur trail to Station Cove Falls. Some brilliantly orange Jack-o-Lantern mushrooms were growing around a tree near the turn. It was a short way on the spur trail to the waterfall. This waterfall looked a little pitiful in the low water and there were a lot of people here, so we didn’t spend too long. Surprisingly, we actually had cell signal ...
... short ways downstream to see the upper section, about 50 feet of cascades. Looking downstream, we could see the edge of the middle section. We continued down and came out at the base of the middle section, a 20-foot veil over a ledge and probably the most scenic section of the waterfall. We also climbed out on some rocks to get a view of this section from further away. It's the nicest section of the waterfall in my opinion. Then we continued down to the ...