Station Cove Falls
An easy, 30-minute hike through a gorgeous Appalachian cove forest takes
you to Station Cove Falls, a stepped 60-foot waterfall that forms from
headwaters atop Station Mountain. In the spring and summer, countless
wildflowers bloom along the trail. You may see trillium, mayapple, pink
lady’s slipper orchids, bloodroot, and redbud.
of falls: 60 feet
of hike: 0.5 mile
to hike: 30 minutes
or river: Station Creek
From the intersection of SC 28 and SC 11 at Walhalla, drive north on SC
11 for 6.3 miles and turn left (northwest) onto Oconee Station Road (Oconee County S-37-95).
Drive 2.4 miles (approximately 0.3 mile past Oconee Station State
Historic Site) to the trailhead on the left (parking is limited to four
cars). Additional parking is available at Oconee Station State Historic
Site picnic area.
The 0.5-mile hike begins behind the bulletin board.
Sumter National Forest, Andrew Pickens Ranger District, 112 Andrew
Pickens Circle, Mountain Rest, SC, 29664.
Updated: October 21, 2005
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