22600 US Hwy 31 North Vinemont, AL 35179 (256) 734-9157. info@cullmanrecreation.org The road passes very close by Sassafras Ridge Falls. Posted on June 4, 2020 by Holly Cusick Leave a Comment. To reach Hurricane Branch Falls, you’ll need to follow the contour south into the Hurricane Creek drainage. While plumb uses eight distnct forms, we wanted further granularity and opted to break down the hierarchy twofold: first based on the overall pitch of the waterfall, and then based on what shape the fall takes as it makes its descent. It’s not worth climbing down the bank unless the water is very high. Hurricane Creek is a stunning area any day of the week, but we especially love a hike along the creek during early spring. You’ll hear it easily and see it well in winter. The trail switches back a few times to allow access to the top part of the falls, which is very grown in with bushes on the south side of the creek. The Hurricane Creek trail is a major access point for hikers and horses into the Eagle Cap Wilderness. - Hurricane Creek Doodles The trail climbs steadily, but not steeply, up the valley floor past meadows and through forests. Begin by hiking to Sassafras Ridge Falls by following these directions: The trail follows the old forest road beyond the gate and ascends moderately to reach a trail marked 36B turning right at about 0.5 mile. waterfall on Hurricane Creek: me & Bernie: lower waterfall on Hurricane Creek: lower waterfall on Hurricane Creek: waterfall on Wash Branch: me: Hooker Falls: Triple Falls: Triple Falls: Bobbie & Me: Triple Falls: High Falls: Slippery Witch Falls The hiking was not very difficult although there were some steep areas that you might want to be extra cautious on. This tract of land sets up perfectly for a private estate home. Loxahatchee River. General Maintenance. A rough estimation of how many months out of the year the stream which produces the waterfall will actually hold water. Kevin Adams Photography, Writing & Teaching ● 283 Inman Branch Road, Waynesville, NC 28786 ● 336-870-4283 ●