Stairway Falls

A series of small river-wide, even slides that look sort of like a giant, wet stairway - hence the name. There are 6-7 of the ledges depending on what you count.


  • Height: About 50 ft in total
  • Elevation: 2400 ft
  • Stream: Horsepasture River
  • Landowner: Nantahala National Forest
  • GPS: 35.085548, -82.956244