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Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

2.2 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

This 400-foot waterfall of Matthews Creek is one of the most scenic and photographed waterfalls in the state. It was named for the ravens that breed in the high cliffs forming the falls. Over 150 species of ravens have been identified in this region.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

1.5 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous

The Dismal Trail gets its name from a dense mature hardwood forest called the Dismal. From the Raven Cliff Falls Trail, the Dismal descends most of its distance and some the descents are steep.

Trail Activity:

  • Walk
  • Hike

Length:

1.9 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Frank Coggins Trail is a loop or lollipop formation and is a very pleasant walk, with very little elevation change.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

1.7 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous

This trail is only 1.7 miles to the falls, but the trail ascents approximately 600 feet during this strenuous hike. The view is absolutely worth the effort.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

0.5 miles

Difficulty: Difficult

After a couple short but steep climbs you will meet up with the Coldspring Branch Trail.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

2.6 miles

Difficulty: Difficult

The Coldspring Branch Trail is marked with orange blaze, crosses Coldspring Branch 10 times, and climbs nearly 1400 fatiguing feet.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

5.8 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous

One of the area’s most diverse hikes, this trail includes a cable crossing of Matthews Creek, a spectacular view of Raven Cliff Falls from a swinging bridge, and a rock face called The Cathedral.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

2.1 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous

The trail is well labeled (pink blaze), and follows a narrow foot path along the base of the rock face, El Lieutenant. Most consider the Coldspring Branch/Bill Kimball Trail to El Lieutenant—to be one of the most difficult hikes around.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

4.3 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous

There are several huge rock formations, the most famous being Weight Watchers rock, a formation with an opening you can walk through if you are thin enough. Also, users will be treated to some striking views of Cleveland Cliff and Rainbow Falls.

Trail Activity:

  • Hike

Length:

7.1 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

The trail begins along a wide jeep road through open forest, crossing a small stream in a very short distance. Once across the stream, the wide forest road you are following bears to the right, with a narrower, single track hiking trail bearing to the left. Going right will take you along the Wattacoo Lake Loop. Bearing left will take you along the Mountain Bridge Passage Trail.