Directions to High Falls:
From the Buck Forest Access Area on Staton Road
From the parking area, take Buck Forest Road about 1/3 mile, then turn left on Triple Falls Trail and immrediate right on High Falls Trail. Continue straight (avoiding several right forks) to find the High Falls Shelter and views of the falls.
From Triple Falls, High Falls is about a 15 minute walk further upstream.
From Triple Falls, continue up the same trail until the intersection with High Falls Trail. (Triple Falls to the right goes to Buck Forest Road.) Turn left and walk about 2000' parallel to the Little River. Turn right at the next intersection (still High Falls Trail), and continuel up a moderately steep slope (about 900') to views of High Falls. There is a trail to the bottom of the falls further up on the left (warning: slippery rocks!). Also, steps to the right take you to the High Falls shelter, with excellent views.
Return to Hooker Falls Access Area along same trails or continue up High Falls Trail toward Buck Forest Road, turn right on Triple Falls Trail to the Triple Falls shelter. Take Galax Trail down to Staton Road, go under the bridge and take the stairs to the left and cross bridge facing trafic.