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Nice little hike for the family

This was a very easy hike, even for young and old, right off the Sugarlands Visitor Center. The hard trail runs along the water and offers lots of areas for photographs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was a very easy hike, even for young and old, right off the Sugarlands Visitor Center. The hard trail runs along the water and offers lots of areas for photographs.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I saw these falls first in the middle of a January snowfall. Recently, I visited in August and enjoyed it just as much. We took two of our grandkids, ages 2 and 6 and we all enjoyed our little hike very much. Some of the trees are signed at the beginning of the trail.

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Metamora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nice, short, easy walk through the woods to the falls. The trail is at the Sugarlands Visitor Center. There was a young boy there catching salamanders at the falls.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Nice little hike...small but nice falls.....educational for the kids...get the jr ranger book before the hike

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If so, this is for you. It's a short, easy trail from Sugarlands Visitors Center to the falls. While not as visually impressive as some of the waterfalls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, it's an enjoyable walk and a nice, little waterfall.

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Winston-Salem,NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Really a walk.....walk out past the bathroom from Sugarland Visitor's Center & follow the trail and signs...it is a well marked and flat pathway out to the Falls----well suited for families and the elderly....plenty of rest-stops along the way and it is beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Longer walk than we expected but nice when we got there. Could have done it quicker by parking in the Park headquarters parking lot and walking thru the lot, across the road and down. Enjoyed the longer walk though and the visit until the incident below. Don't let your younger kids climb to the top, even with an older kid... More 

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Trenton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a short, easy hiking trail with a scenic payoff at the end. Park at the Sugarlands Visitor Center. After exploring all of the neat exhibits there, head towards the restrooms. As you approach the restrooms you will see a sign that simply indicates "Hiking Trail" - this is your destination. The trail begins behind the restrooms and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great way to get whole family out to experience nature. This trail can be done by anyone who can navigate a few stairs and about a mile walk. Path is nicely laid out. Starts at visitors center so it's a great way to start a trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was an easy walk and short distance round trip. My toddler had fun following the path. My husband and son made their way through the creek without trouble.

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