Flat Creek Falls

Flat Creek Falls is a high waterfall which combines a couple of short drops, a sideways slide, a free-fall in the middle, and then more sideways cascades and slides near its bottom. Its namesake stream would probably take the cake for the most ironic name in the region.


  • Height: 200 ft
  • Elevation: 3000 ft
  • Stream: Flat Creek
  • Landowner: Nantahala National Forest
  • GPS: 35.22095, -83.032434


Driving Directions

Though it is on National Forest property, the falls requires a difficult bushwhack to reach either the base or a good view of it.