Upper Creek Falls

Upper Creek Falls

Upper Creek Falls in Burke County, NC is deserving of a more exciting name. It's made up of a series of falls and cascades, with the largest one listed as 50 feet.

Upper Creek Falls

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Jona Hole swimming area on Upper Creek.

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Lots of places to rest and relax along Upper Creek.

Upper Creek Falls in Burke County, NC is deserving of a more exciting name. It’s made up of a series of falls and cascades, with the largest one listed as 50 feet. From the parking area, choose the upper creek or lower creek trail. It doesn’t really matter which way you go, as the trail makes a 1.5 mile loop. Upper Creek Falls is easy to get to from the Blue Ridge Parkway. At mile 312.5, exit the BRP and get on Highway 181 South and drive for 6 miles.