Hit the trail

Hike a waterfall

A 6-mile hike along the gently sloping Big Bend Falls Trail to one of the most impressive waterfalls in South Carolina will be offered 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 17, through the Jackson County Recreation Center in Cullowhee. 

The wooded trail follows the Chattooga River to Big Bend Falls with an elevation gain of 1,056 feet. Participants should come prepared with appropriate clothing, water and food for the journey. 

$5 includes transportation from the rec center. Open to ages 8 and up. Register at rec.jacksonnc.org.

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