Toxaway Falls

Toxaway Falls is a little over an hour away, on the other side of Brevard.

US Route 64 goes over the top of Toxaway Falls
US Route 64 goes over the top of Toxaway Falls

If you drive west on 64 past Brevard toward Cashiers, you will pass over Toxaway Falls.

There is a safe place to pull off the road now on the east side of the water fall.
On the Brevard side of the river, on the east side of the water fall, there is safe place to pull off the road now

There is now a place to park and you can now safely walk near the road.

Toxaway Falls
Toxaway Falls

On the other side of the road is a dam. The first dam broke over a hundred years ago and scraped the soil, rocks and trees away.

They put up a fence to keep you off the rocks at Toxaway Falls
They put up a fence to keep you off the rocks at Toxaway Falls

People used to climb over the railing and walk all over the rocks. I never heard of anyone falling, but it wouldn’t surprise me. The rocks can get really slick and it is a long way down.

The bridge goes over the top of the water fall
The bridge goes over the top of the water fall
Toxaway Falls is now part of the North Carolina State Park System
Toxaway Falls is now part of the North Carolina State Park System
Toxaway Falls
Toxaway Falls

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