Half Day Educational Waterfall & Forest Hike Guided Tour With Lunch


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than a day before the activity start time.

Duration4 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Learn and experience what most people walk right by on the trail! The unique temperate rainforest ecosystem of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains is home to a stunning variety of biodiversity in the form of fascinating and beautiful plants and animals. Get to know the secrets of millipedes, salamanders, fish, insects, trees, and edible and medicinal plants with eye-level, hands-on introductions.
This is a great way for kids and adults alike to bring science lessons alive in a very real and meaningful way.


You will experience a personalized guided hike with a career educator to a beautiful waterfall with the option to wade and swim. Lunch is provided at no extra charge. Fishing poles and tackle are available if you want to try your luck with the local trout and sunfish.
Along the hike you'll learn local natural history and ecology from a long-time local with extensive educational and environmental experience. You may spot wildlife or tracks, enjoy edible native plants, identify mushrooms, or experience other one-of-a-kind surprises!


Fishing poles and tackle provided by request.

Additional Information

  • Service animals allowed
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Not recommended for travelers with significant mobility difficulties.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than a day before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than a day before the activity start time.