Crabtree Falls, the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River and features a series of five major cascades and a number of smaller ones that fall a total distance of 1,200 feet. The first overlook is just a few hundred feet from the upper parking lot along a gentle, paved trail making it an excellent stopover for travelers of all ages and abilities.
Phone number: (434) 263-7015
Learn more: Asheville Trails: CrabTree Falls
Fun Fact: Many types of ferns and wildflowers thrive in the hollow, benefiting from the Falls cool spray.