Laurel Fork Falls

January 29, 2016 | Austin Canfield
Last updated on July 20, 2016

Accessible by boat on Lake Jocassee, this 80′ falls is at the head of a narrow cove on the NE tip of the Toxaway River portion of Lake Jocassee. Hiking into the falls is a 5-6 hour strenuous hike of 8.5 miles from US 178 on the Foothills Trail. Follow Laurel Creek, crisscrossing the stream on permanent bridges.

Directions: Devils Fork State Park: N on Hwy. 11; left on Jocassee Lake Road for 4 miles to Park boat ramp.

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Photography credits: Rich Stevenson

GPS Coordinates
Parking Area: 35.0316, -82.894