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Address: Little River Road, 12.6 Miles from Sugarlands Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Pull up and enjoy the beauty

It is a nice drive to get to the falls. You can just pull off and sit on the stone wall and enjoy the falls beauty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Lake Mary, Florida
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Lake Mary, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a nice drive to get to the falls. You can just pull off and sit on the stone wall and enjoy the falls beauty.

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Westville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This is a pretty little waterfall you can view off Little River Road. Between The Sinks & the Greenbriar picnic area I think. If you're heading for Sugarlands Visitor Center, it'll be on your right. There's a moderate sized parking area for viewing. The most effort you expend to see it will be getting out of your car. Climbing down... More 

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Thank CindyK48
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Meigs Falls is a scenic roadside waterfall between Cades Cove and Elkmont. There is a pull-off on Little River Road, about 13 miles west of Sugarlands Visitor Center or about 7 miles east of Townsend to view the waterfall. It's not a big waterfall, but it's scenic and doesn't require any hiking to visit. We visited in the fall when... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This is road side and can be seen very easily. My husband and son wanted to see it up close so they became adventurous and actually crossed the creek.

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1 Thank 411Penny
West Monroe, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Meigs Falls is perfect for those who are looking to enjoy the beauty of the Smokies without leaving the comfort of their car. Located roadside on Little River Road, simply look for the pulloff alongside the brick wall near the Sinks. NOTE: this small waterfall can become much more impressive after a heavy rain.

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

If your passing by, stop and look, take a few pictures and move on. The falls is across the river buried back in the woods, but visible from the highway. As many who have tried to hike it, it's just not worth it. A good zoom and a tripod would help with better photos. Stop if your driving by, but... More 

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Apopka, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Pull off to view. Water in main creek was low so we could have traversed it to get to the falls but we didn't. I hear its risky when water levels higher. Great site for family or folks who aren't able to walk far to see nature's beauty.

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1 Thank Keith M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were tired after hiking the day before so we thought this would be a nice, easy pitstop on our way out of the mountains. It is pretty to see, but far off the road. It would be nice if there was a foot bridge you could cross to get closer but its impossible.

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3 Thank staceyben
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Meigs Falls is easy to miss as it sits back off of the road on a curve half way down River Road towards Caves Cove, but if you spot it, please do yourself a favor and stop. The natural beauty of the falls is amazing and they provide a great backdrop for memory-making photos.

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1 Thank ALL4JESUS66
Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This beautiful waterfall can be seen along the road from the Sugarlands Visitor Center to Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. You don't even have to get out of your car to enjoy it, but you will want to.

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