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Smoky Mountain Waterfalls

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls: Mingo Falls

Mingo Falls can be reached by following the Pigeon Creek Trail out of Mingo Falls Campground (on the Cherokee Reservation, south of the park). A longer side trail branching off at the halfway point will take […]

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Smoky Mountain Waterfalls

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls: Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls, at 80 feet, is the highest single plunge waterfall in the Smoky Mountain Park. It is rated between moderate and strenuous. This trail makes a good challenge and reveals a beautiful fall. Imagine […]

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Smoky Mountain Waterfalls

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls: Ramsay Cascades

Ramsay Cascades is a strenuous 8-mile roundtrip hike. The highest waterfall in the park. Eastward lies Ramsey Cascade and Greenbrier Pinnacle trails. A leisurely walk along a well-graded roadbed leads to an old parking loop at […]

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Smoky Mountain Waterfalls

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls: Abrams Falls

Abrams Falls is a 5-mile roundtrip hike. The trail begins in the back of Cades Cove Loop Road and is a moderate hike. Abrams Falls has the largest water volume of any park fall, and is […]

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Smoky Mountain Waterfalls

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls: Henwallow Falls

Henwallow Falls is near Cosby Campground just south of Cosby, Tennessee. It is a moderate trail that is a 4.4 mile roundtrip. This trail is the least busy trail compared to the Smokies other area falls. […]

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Smoky Mountain Waterfalls

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls: Indian Creek Falls

Indian Creek Falls is a 1.5-mile roundtrip hike out of the Deep Creek Area. Sliding down 35 feet of sloping rock strata, the water livens and cools the air. This is an old road trail paralleling […]

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Smoky Mountain Waterfalls

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls: Grotto Falls

Grotto Falls is off the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. It is 2.4 miles roundtrip though a hemlock dominated forest. This easy trail crosses three small streams and leads behind the falls. The cool moist environment […]

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Smoky Mountain Waterfalls

Smoky Mountain Waterfalls: Laurel Falls

Laurel Falls has a spectacular waterfall that is 60 feet high. It is one of the most popular in the trails in the Smoky Mountian park. It also is popular due to how easy it […]