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Address: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
Phone Number: 8654361200
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This trail is far more interesting that the Cataracts Falls walk, about 1 mile longer. You pick up a brochure at the beginning for about 50 cents which gives you information... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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434 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail is far more interesting that the Cataracts Falls walk, about 1 mile longer. You pick up a brochure at the beginning for about 50 cents which gives you information about the trees and the history of the houses and farming in the area. Amazing to see that corn was grown at a 45 degree angle up the side... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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450 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail is a good trail even if you are tired from doing other Gatlinburg things. It is paved and leads to the river where the views are stunning. We particularly liked the roots of the trees running along the ground.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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310 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starts at the Sugarlands Visitor center. Trail is around a mile round trip. It loops around so you are not returning on same trail. At far end of the loop is a cabin from the early homesteader days. Markers note different plants and trees. Trail is not that busy, has some short climbs and is well maintained but has roots... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I wished I was in better shape to do more exploring. I did follow the easy trail to the waterfall, it was beautiful! So very many beautiful sites along the road. There are spots for picnicing and even tubing. With a little bit of advanced planning, we could have done so much more. I liked the fact that there were... More 

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Thank DGW777
Tennessee
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251 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail is a easy paved trail. There are a couple of old fireplaces still standing in place. Some of the trail runs along the river. The trail is very pretty and you feel like you are in the middle of no where and you can't hear the traffic. My husband and I found a nice spot... More 

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159 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This is a .5 mile hike which offers nice scenery and is an easy hike especially for children. If you are just interested in a nice leisurely hike/walk this is a nice trail. You can also take the hike off this trail to Cataract Falls.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is a great introductory nature trail, for people just wanting to stretch thier legs and take in a little of what The Smokies has to offer. It is a little bit uphill but for the most part is smooth and a great maintained trail with an option to go see a waterfall called Cataract Falls.

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Thank SmurfySmurfette80
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Not a very attractive trail but worth an easy walking just when you need a break for shade and greens. Don't expect too much except for a water fall at the end of the trail. The walk is short, easy and nice without any elevation. In my standard, 3.5 is more appropriate.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I got to the visitor center before it opened so i thought I would take the nature trail. I expected a simple little circular accessible path. It was much more than that! I ended up walking and hiking an hour. It was easy if you didn't go up the hill. I went to the Cataract Falls and was the only... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little .5 mile paved hike if you need a paved trail, a first hike with little kids or if using a stroller. We used the trail at the end of the day with a sleepy kid who needed the stroller and bigger kids who needed one last hike. Especially good for those with smaller kids who... More 

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