McGalliard Falls

A wide cascade in two main sections, with some side branches that meander around, before dropping into a deep pool.

From Interstate 40, take Exit 111 and head toward downtown Valdese for about 1.2 miles. Turn left onto Main St. and go 0.5 miles. Turn right onto Church St. and go 1.4 miles to the parking area on the right.


  • Height: 40 ft
  • Elevation: 1024 ft
  • Stream: McGalliard Creek
  • Landowner: Town of Valdese
  • GPS: 35.765228, -81.568832