Pearson's Falls

Quick Facts

Pearson's Falls

North Carolina

(828) 749-3031

Map Directions

Things To Do

Wildlife Watching
Bird Watching


Pearson's Falls is located in the foothills of Western North Carolina off Hwy. 176 between Tryon and Saluda. This wildlife and bird sanctuary is comprised of 268 acres of native forest, granite, spring-fed streams and a moderate 1/4 mile trail to a 90 ft. waterfall. There are over 200 species of rare wildflowers and plants. There are also mosses, lichens, shrubs and trees in this glen, which is classified as a deciduous climax forest.

Map of Pearson's Falls

Latitude, Longitude: 35.220096, -82.320808



March 1 - October 31

Monday - Saturday: 10 AM - 6 PM (Gates close at 5:15 PM)

Sunday: Noon - 6 PM (Gates close at 5:15 PM) November 1 - December 31 & February 1 - 28

Monday - Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM (Gates close at 4:15 PM)

Sunday: Noon - 5 PM (Gates close at 4:15 PM) Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day CLOSED




Pearson's Falls and Glen is located off Route 176, 4 miles north of Tryon, NC or 3 miles south of Saluda, NC.

From Tryon: Take route 176 toward Saluda for about 4 miles. Turn at brown sign onto Pearson Falls Road. From Saluda: Take route 176 toward Tryon for about 3 miles. Turn onto Pearson Falls Road.

Phone Numbers


(828) 749-3031