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Juney Whank Falls

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
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Type: Waterfalls
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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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130 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Several vantage points for pictures. Hike is a bit more difficult than the other two falls in the same area. The bigger loop is for folks who like hiking... take the shorter loop (0.2 miles) down to the mail trail if you don't like too much up hill climbing/hiking. Very photogenic and serene falls. You may even catch a deer... More

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north carolina
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93 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

It is a good walk around the loop trail to these falls. Given all the other falls in the area that are much easier to access, if you only are looking to see falls, then don't do these. If you want to take a nice walk and see some falls, this loop is for you. Some good elevation change but... More

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Plantation, Florida
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53 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Juney Whank Falls is really pretty. It is not a long hike to the falls. I enjoyed it. I totally recommend it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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31 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We visited in May before the crowds had yet to arrive. Even so, there was one knucklehead who waded across the creek and was climbing all over the rocks of the falls. I can imagine it's a beautiful spot but not when someone is using it for his personal playplace. The walk is very short from the parking lot (perhaps... More

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Cleveland, Georgia
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65 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

It's a short hike up from the parking lot in the Deep Creek area of the GSMNP near Bryson City. In the summer, this waterfall can be pitiful, as summers can be dry around here; but in the winter, it's a wonderful waterfall. The hike is uphill to the waterfall, and downhill to the parking lot.

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Lake Mary, Florida
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22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

To get there you need to go to the Deep Creek area go past the camp grounds and you will find the trailhead. It is a short walk to Juney Whank Falls, there is a nice bridge to walk across the falls. There are three falls you can access on this hike.You can continue on the Deep Creek Trail to... More

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21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The walk up to these falls is very easy, only .3 miles. But the bridge across the falls is a bit disappointing because it blocks you from getting really good pics. We continued our trek from here to find Tom Branch and Indian Creek Falls, this proved to be a bit confusing. The parks department needs to add a few... More

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Charleston SC
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Quick walk up to the falls which are the prettiest accessible falls in the park. Did the hike with small kids who did fine getting to and from the falls. There is a real bridge across the stream by the falls to keep kids safe.

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Clermont, Florida
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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We went to the Deep Creek area to find the three falls. Starting from the parking lot it's tough to tell where to begin. There are a couple of ways to go. We found the first one Juneywhank, but then wanted to also find Tom branch and Indian Creek falls. There are no signs posted, but we did have a... More

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Metter, Georgia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We love falls, we visited 3 falls in the Bryson City, NC area & one in Cherokee. All were easy to get to & very picturesque. We were lucky in that many of the kids in the area seemed to still be in school so we were able to enjoy the peacefulness of the sceneries without screaming kids! If you... More

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