Gragg Prong

Gragg Prong

Gragg Prong is a super cool swimming hole on Lost Cove Creek. The approach is very scenic and offers multiple primitive campsite along the way. It’s definitely worth a trip to check out this natural wonder!
Proximity from Boone: 1 Hour.
More Info: Gragg Prong is a popular spot for both camping and swimming. The hikes are awesome and the Mountains to Sea (MTS) trail runs right through it. Walk along the Lost Cove Creek and set up camp at one of the endless primitive campsites along the way. If it gets hot out jump in the Gragg Prong swimming hole and you’ll cool off quickly!
Parking: Parking area is right before bridge on the right.
Approach: Moderate hiking for about 1.5 miles to the swimming hole.
Camping: Yes, primitive campsites galore!



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Every year people die from visiting waterfalls. Use extreme caution when hiking, scrambling, jumping, swimming or walking around the waterfalls. The rock and trails are usually very slippery and wet. It’s very easy to get hurt so use your best judgement when visiting these swimming holes. Be safe out there!

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