Big Laurel Falls

The falls are not tall, but they are pretty, and spill into a neat little pool. It’s in two sections – the upper is a short free fall with the lower section, which is taller, is a cascade.

Driving Directions

From Franklin, NC, take US 64 west toward Hayesville/Murphy for 11.8 miles, up and over Winding Stair Gap. Turn left onto West Old Murphy Road, SR 1448. (There are signs for Standing Indian Campground). Go 1.9 miles to FR 67 and turn right. Go 7.0 miles, past the Standing Indian campground, to the parking pullout on the right in a left-hand curve.

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