Rainbow Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfall settings in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. This 150-foot tall waterfall isimpressive, especially after rainy weather that swells the Horse pastureRiver, its source. The best feature of Rainbow Falls is the ability for visitors to experience the falls from the front, bottom, side, and top!Located in the Nantahala National forest, adjacent to Gorges State Park
, Rainbow Falls is just one of four waterfalls on a two mile stretch ofthe river. This area is 53 miles from downtown Asheville.