Grassy Creek Falls

Grassy Creek Falls

Nikon D800, Nikon 17-35mm lens at 17mm, f/11, 0.6 second, ISO 200, polarizing filter. Photographed in pouring rain.

Beauty Rating:
6
Accessibility:
Not open to the public
River:
Grassy Creek
River Basin:
French Broad
Watershed:
Small
Elevation:
3,080 feet
Type and Height:
25-foot free fall with cascades below
Landowner:
Private
County:
Mitchell
USGS Map:
Little Switzerland
Photo Rating:
5
Compass:
255°
Canopy:
Closed
Waterfall GPS:
Trailhead GPS:
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Overview

Sadly, Grassy Creek Falls is no longer open to the public. My understanding is that the number of disrespectful visitors became too much and the landowners finally had enough. We should be thankful they allowed us to visit for as long as they did.

Grassy Creek Falls

Nikon D800, Nikon 17-35mm lens at 24mm, f/11, 0.8 second, ISO 200, polarizing filter. Photographed in pouring rain.

Winter view

Nikon D800, Nikon 17-35mm lens at 17mm, f/16, 1/8 second, ISO 200, polarizing filter.

Grassy Creek Falls

Nikon D800, Nikon 17-35mm lens at 25mm, f/20, 1/6 second, ISO 100, polarizing filter.

Grassy Creek Falls

Nikon D800, Nikon 17-35mm lens at 17mm, f/8, 0.3 second, ISO 400, polarizing filter. Photographed in pouring rain.

Grassy Creek Falls

Nikon D800, Nikon 17-35mm lens at 17mm, f/11, 0.3 second, ISO 400, polarizing filter. Photographed in pouring rain.

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