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All reviews abrams falls great hike large pool tree roots cades cove miles round trip ups and downs flip flops mile hike long hike moderate level rocky areas bring water lots of water beautiful waterfall swimming hole wear good shoes
We visited the Smokies for the first time with our girls aged 10 & 13. I have had an artificial knee with range of motion issues but I walk just fine. This trail almost killed me. I had no idea it was 5 miles round...More
This is a 5 mile total hike. It was challenging with lots of uphill and drop offs. There are 4 river crossings where you cross on a log that has been sliced in half. I found this to be the scariest part, but I was...More
Me and my husband just hiked this trail a few days ago, last time was 30 yrs ago, we are in our 50's and it is moderately difficult with all the rocks and roots on the trail, take your time and enjoy the hike, passed...More
Abrams Falls is a 5 mile, out & back, very busy trail located in Cades Cove. This hike seems to be on every “Top 10 Hikes of the Smokies” list and with that kind of recognition comes the crowds. Abrams Falls trail is moderate in...More
Took my girlfriend here on our first ever trip together in June 2013. I proposed at the bottom of the waterfall. We have been married now for over five years. I will never forget this place and will be back.
First of all, understand that this hike is rated one of the 10 most dangerous trails in America because of the water, rocks and altitude changes. Since 1971, there have been at least 29 reported deaths. Wear good shoes with ankle support and don't take...More
Our crew had a wonderful time enjoying the Cades Cove loop and on our excursion we decided to hike the Abram Falls trail! The hike was perfect for our 14 and 6 year old and we had a lovely picnic right next to the water!...More
It's a moderate hike with a beautiful waterfall at the end, well worth the effort! Might be crowded so go early. Good shoes will help with rocks and roots on the trail. 5 miles roundtrip. Bathrooms at the trailhead.
I have hiked this trail several times and have seen hundreds of hikers/walkers without adequate water and in poor shoe choice. There are 3 hills going in and three coming out. ...also, very rocky and rooty.
Allow at least 3 hours and 2 bottles of...More