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Address: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
Activities: Walking

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Wonderful little nature hike

I walked this a nice sunny afternoon this week, then went back in the drizzle another day. The walk through the woods, by the West Prong of the Little Pigeon River was beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Darrel-Carol
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Bunch, Oklahoma
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Bunch, Oklahoma
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I walked this a nice sunny afternoon this week, then went back in the drizzle another day. The walk through the woods, by the West Prong of the Little Pigeon River was beautiful and informative. There was a young lady there in a wheelchair, so it is accessable for those who are handicapped. The trail is paved with plenty of... More 

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I wanted a quiet, easy walk on a overcast day that was forecasting rain so we decided to check this out. It was beautiful and educational. Fully paved so it wouls be a good short trail for people of all ages and needs.

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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
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152 reviews 152 reviews
75 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is a very nice and easy walk on a paved trail. Very pretty walk with a river to take pictures beside. There are old chimneys left over from the old days. This is a short walk that loops around. Great for anyone who wants a short and easy walk with beautiful views.

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This short paved walk was very nice! It follows along the West prong of the Little Pigeon River. If you step away from the walkway, you can go right down to the river where there are water falls, rocks and beautiful photo ops! Worth the time to stop by and take the gentle stroll.

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Los Angeles
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This was an impulse hike, and a pleasant surprise. The trail is easy to follow, relatively level, and set in an idyllic forest. It's just long enough that we felt like we'd accomplished something, but not so long that we wished we were done halfway through. And the waterfall at the end of it was just lovely!

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Buffalo, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a nice loop walk that includes water and rocks and something for everyone ... some nice foot bridges and various views. A great hike for kids and families ...

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Nashville, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nothing but a wonderful drive... enjoy the drive, the view, and the wildlife. The roadside creeks are beautiful, with a huge variety of rock formations and creek bed varieties

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Newburgh, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We used this trail for our runs as was gravel and maintained well for a 4 mile total trail. Easy area to park in at the visitor center and restrooms as well.

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Miami, Florida
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106 reviews 106 reviews
47 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We visited the trial which lead to Cataract Falls. Very pretty. Bring umbrella as it rains during summer. Wear closed shoes since it gets muddy. If you have a walking stick its even better!

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Ft. Worth, TX
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439 reviews 439 reviews
83 attraction reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you want to get a small sample of what you might find by getting out of your car and taking a walk in the woods, then this is for you. Not much to see here. I would suggest skipping it and saving your steps for better trails. I will now that I have been there and done that.

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