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Address: Cade's Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

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My favorite hike so far!

This has got to be one of my favorite hikes in the smokies. My husband and I have been on vacation in this area for 5 or 6 times in the past 10 years and I had always wanted to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

This has got to be one of my favorite hikes in the smokies. My husband and I have been on vacation in this area for 5 or 6 times in the past 10 years and I had always wanted to do this hike but hadn't until now. We are in our early 50's and in ok shape but admittedly this... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Very cool hike. Not overly strenuous but definitely rocky so make sure you have good shoes. Half way there is a rock you can climb for great scenic views. The falls are beautiful. We went mid June and even has it to ourselves for a few minutes before other hikers came. The beginning of the hike also has lots of... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My family and I hiked this trail last weekend and had a lot of fun. We thought that since it was relatively short it would be a piece of cake, however we didn't take into account how uphill it would be (mind you we're from Florida where there are no hills). We were actually making fun of the reviews we... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We hoofed it to the falls in an hour. Yes, there was some complaining along the way. We packed some energy bars and 2 jugs of water. Our kids 11, 8 & 8 did just fine. The falls were lovely and the swimming was a welcome rest before we hiked back. Round trip with plenty of time in the water... More 

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Lake City, Florida
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108 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is one our favorite trails in the park. It is usually not to crowded except in Fall leaf season. We usually make the falls our picnic destination. It is a fairly steep hike and I would rate as moderate. The trail is off the Cades Cove Loop. Come early to have the place to yourself.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My husband and I recently visited Cades Cove and decided to hike to the Abrams Falls trail. Let me start off by saying, we are both active people in fairly good shape. With that being said, this was a tough hike. We though the 2.5 mile, each way hike would be fairly quick for us. We were wrong. This trail... More 

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

For all the many times we've visited Gatlinburg over the years (my first visit was in 1954), we never did any hiking to falls until a few years ago....now we've done 3 (Laurel and Grotto prior to this year), and I have to say I was a little disappointed with Abrams - probably was just expecting more. The sign at... More 

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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93 reviews 93 reviews
54 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Abram's Falls is one of the most beautiful and amazing falls found in the Smokies. The fairly easy 2 1/2 mile trail to the falls offers beauty around every wooded turn and many excellent spots for a picnic. The volume of water coming over the falls and the large pool at the bottom leaves one breathless.

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a great trail off Cades Cove loop. Nice mix of uphill and downhill. We saw juncos and warblers in May.

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

As the one-lane, one-way road winds around the southern end of Cades Cove you will come to an unpaved parking area for Abrams Falls. It is a worthwhile walk to and back, five miles. The trail actually follows Mill Creek. The elevation gain is not great, but there are plenty of rocks of all sizes to look out for. We... More 

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Address: Address: Cade's Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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