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

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This is great spot for a hike for all ages. Not very crowded at all. The waterfall was breathtaking and we even had a few moments without anyone else around. I will definitely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
Sarah J
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is great spot for a hike for all ages. Not very crowded at all. The waterfall was breathtaking and we even had a few moments without anyone else around. I will definitely come back when I visit again.

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Morristown, Tennessee
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I often just drive up to the picnic area to have a quiet lunch and just get lost in the silence. We are so lucky to have such a beautiful place so near.

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

My wife and I took our vintage RV here during peak colors (late Oct.). Sites are primitive but level, beautiful, and well kept. Fresh water and dump station are right near each other and easily accessible. Water tasted great. Hiking trail to Mt. Camerer peak is gorgeous and challenging and lets you experience a bit of the Appalachian trail. Families... More 

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Davidson, North Carolina
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108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is a great place for kids to experience the mountains and be outside for a picnic. It is an easy drive from I-40 using the Foot Hills Parkway....6 miles. The views coming over the mountain are terrific too. This was a great area to camp. It offers spaces for rigs, pop ups, and tents. It is near the AT... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida
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74 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We love this area! The creeks are so nice and refreshing to sit on a rock or wade around in after taking a beautiful hike. The picnic area is very nice and relaxing. The bathrooms are very clean!!!

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Cosby, Tennessee
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171 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

There are plenty of picnic tables but there is nothing to see or do.You have to go for a short hike to see the river. Now there are extensive hikes in the area to the falls. If you can't hike uphill, you won't make it.

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Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I wish we brought a packed lunch with us when we came here. Whole area surrounded by creeks for everyone to play in. We could've spent an entire afternoon here. Bathrooms were clean.

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Milford, OH
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

The Nature Trail at Cosby is a relatively flat and under-a-mile loop. It's quiet and seldom crowded, and is refreshing in all seasons because of the rhododendrons and little stream you follow and keep crossing. Spring wildflowers are nice, too. Restrooms and picnic tables are nice, too.

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Cosby, Tennessee, United States
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We enjoy driving over to have a little quaint picnic for two or when family is in town a family gathering,the improvements are nice !!We enjoy walking on the park trails too...we love nature...

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Orlando, FL
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

We haven't explored much here but we did do the Nature Trail on 2 occasions. This time there was snow on the ground. Its a great little trail with plenty of stream crossings and cool little bridges. Lots of lush plant life and just great all around piece of forest. There is one part where the river splits around you... More 

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