DIRECTIONS FORM LAKE LURE
From the Lake Lure Beach and town center, head west on Memorial Hwy. (74A) for 7.7 miles (about 15 minutes).
Look for an old Chimney and a sign on your rights for the Florence Preserve
The Florence preserve trailhead is above the parking area and the Little Bearwallow Falls trailhead is across the street.
Hiking Distance: Approximately 2.5 miles (round trip)
Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
A 100-foot cliff and Little Bearwallow Falls.
Views of Hickory Nut Gorge, encounter several creek crossings and get the close-up view of Little Bearwallow Falls.
Well maintained trail!