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Very hard trail if you don't hike regularly

We visited the Smokies for the first time with our girls aged 10 & 13. I have had an artificial... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Palm Bay, Florida
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Good challenging hike

This is a 5 mile total hike. It was challenging with lots of uphill and drop offs. There are 4... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nolamia
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Wonderful falls tucked into the Smoky Mountains. We were there visiting family and enjoyed driving through the mountain and finding gems like Abrams Fall. A short hike and a beautiful falls.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jrussell1218
Reviewed October 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AGrooms
Reviewed October 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TIMBO11B
Reviewed October 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sweetie51
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nrbushman
Reviewed September 16, 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank EdytaS970
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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