Upper Cascades Trail is a hiking trail in Stokes County, North Carolina. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,705 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 158 feet. The trail ends near the Upper Casscades attraction. There are also viewpoints near the end of the trail.
Upper Cascades Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"Upper Cascades is the most easily reached waterfall in Hanging Rock State Park, via a wide all-access path from the visitor center. The trail to Upper Cascades is often used by rangers for weekly summer interpretive programs."
--Nicole Blouin, Steve Bordonaro, & Marilou Wier Bordonaro, Waterfalls of the Blue Ridge: A Hiking Guide to the Cascades of the Blue Ridge Mountains (Menasha Ridge Press).
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