Grassy Creek Falls
Grassy Creek Falls

Grassy Creek Falls can be accessed from the Hooker Falls or Buck Forest parking areas. It's not one of the popular waterfalls and chances are you will have it to yourself. I've only been once and though it was worth the hike. The hike is moderate with some scrambling and a bit of rock hopping to get to this view.

From the south side of the Hooker Falls parking lot, take the stairs up to Staton Road and carefully cross towards the opposite side of the bridge. Take the stairs down and connect with the Triple Falls Trail that heads up river. It's less than 1/2 mile to Triple Falls. Continue past Triple Falls a short ways and bear left on the High Falls Trail. You'll be walking along a calm section of Little River between Triple and High Falls. After about 1/4 mile come to a fork - continue to the right on the High Falls Trail. It's less than 1/4 mile uphill to the trail side view of High Falls and the picnic tables above. Continue a short distance up to an intersection and turn left which heads up to Buck Forest Rd and the covered bridge. Continue over the bridge and stay on Buck Forest Rd for about 1/2 a mile passing the right turn for Conservation Rd. Cross Grassy Creek and turn left on Lake Imaging Trail (road). Continue for a short distance to the marked Grassy Creek Falls trail on the left and follow it to the top of the falls. Pass the unmarked trail. It's a very short distance to the top of the waterfall. Take the trail down creek towards the base. You'll end up below the falls and will have to rock hop or possible wade back up to the base of the waterfall.

From the Buck Forest parking, walk up the road to the covered bridge and continue with the above directions from there. I haven't been this way, but it appears to be a bit shorter in distance from the trail map.

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