The head of the Jonathan Creek starts near the Blue Ridge Parkway and is feed by multiple branches before it actually becomes a cascading creek in Maggie Valley. The three-mile section of Jonathan Creek, classified as the Maggie Valley Mountain Heritage Trout Water, is a hatchery-supported trout water. onathan Creek parallels Highway 19, called Soco Road in the village of Maggie Valley. Public access to three-mile section named the Maggie Valley Mountain Heritage Trout Water is at the Town Hall and at the Chamber of Commerce on the upper creek and at the Jonathan Valley Elementary School on the lower creek. Open season on the creek lasts from July 1 to the last day of February. There are no limits on size or restrictions on bait or lures, but the creel limit is seven trout per day.