Razorback Falls

Waterfall GPS:  34.84466, -83.10027

Water source:  Unnamed tributary

Height:  Approximately 15 feet

This waterfall is called Lee Branch Falls in Thomas King’s book, Waterfall Hikes of Upstate South Carolina.  Since it doesn’t actually sit on Lee Branch, and since we scared off a mama hog and her babies hiking in here, we’re referring to this one as Razorback Falls.  It’s in close proximity to Jim Lee Falls.

It’s got a few downed trees, and it is a low-flow stream, so it’s not much as far as waterfalls go, but if you’re a fan of geology, this is a pretty cool place.




Parking:  Going north on Highway 28, turn right onto Tunnel Town Road.  In approximately .5 mile, turn right onto Ross Mountain Road.  In about 1.8 miles, there will be a large pull-out to the left, just across from the dove fields, GPS 34.83875, -83.10667.  This is the same parking for Jim Lee Falls.

Hike:  The hike is a little over one mile round trip.  This is only a rough estimate, and will depend on your route.  The hike begins following the road along the left side of the dove fields, and then it becomes a cross-country hike, occasionally hitting the remains of old logging roads along the way.  At GPS 34,84333, -83.09849, you will want to go left and along the ravine up to the falls.

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