Though it goes by more
names than an escaped convict, once you see Twin Falls in person, you
won’t mistake it with any other waterfall. The left and larger of
the falls pitches from a height of 75-feet over a massive slab of
granite, while the right side manages a short drop onto another chunk
of stone and then slides down a 45-degree slope before rejoining its
All in all, a fine show and only an easy 15-minute walk.
to hike: 15 minutes
of hike: 0.25 mile
or river: Reedy Cove Creek
Quadrangle: Eastatoe Gap
1. From Pickens, drive north on US 178 for approximately 12 miles and
(southwest) onto Cleo Chapman Road (Pickens County S-39-100) at Bob’s
Drive 2 miles to a “T” intersection, then turn right
(north) onto Eastatoe Community Road (Pickens County S-39-92).
Drive 1 mile and turn right (east) onto Waterfalls Road, which turns
Continue on this road until it ends at a parking area.
Walk down the old roadbed that starts at the end of the parking area.
It is approximately 0.25 mile to the waterfall.
Felbern Foundation, 1429 Highway 176 West, Tryon, NC 28782.