Gorges state park

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery of Gorges State Park. Discover hiking trails, waterfalls, and wildlife in this stunning natural oasis.
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Plunging waterfalls, rugged river gorges, sheer rock walls and one of the greatest concentrations of rare and unique species in the eastern United States are found within Gorges State Park. An elevation that rises 2,000 feet in only four miles, combined with rainfall in excess of 80 inches per year, creates a temperate rain forest and supports a collection of waterfalls. On April 29, 1999, thanks to a unique partnership of industry, the environmental community and the state of North…

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