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This was a great hike on a paved path and was well worth the bit of a workout to get there. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sue B
Great hike and waterfall

The hike to the falls is pretty much all uphill, so be ready for that. It states not for strollers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lebanon, Ohio
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Little River Road, Gatlinburg, TN, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a great hike on a paved path and was well worth the bit of a workout to get there. The falls were beautiful, but be careful because it can be slippery.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike to the falls is pretty much all uphill, so be ready for that. It states not for strollers but there were lots of families with them on the trail. It got busy when were there, so I would say go early, there had...More

Thank Backincincy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great hike but I’m more out of shape then I thought or maybe it was because of trying to push an older family member there in a wheelchair (not my idea) and I highly recommend not doing that. If you can’t walk...More

Thank ScottyMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the day in the Mountains and decided to take the hike to Laurel Falls. It has several areas that have beautiful scenic views. We went in the early afternoon and it was quite crowded, so going in the morning might be the best time....More

Thank Rochelle W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We began our 2018 Vacation in the smoky mountains this year!! First time we drove our Jeep instead of riding the Harley and we Loved it!! We Hiked Laurel Falls it was absolutely beautiful and the hike was fantastic!! After that we hiked another 2...More

Thank melissaherman1995
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice trail with plenty to see along the trail as well as the falls. It is 90 percent up hill all the way to the falls. Stop and rest if you have to it’s well worth the effort!

Thank Oldman193
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a moderate hike on a mostly flat trail. It gets a little rocky near the top. It’s worth the hike. Parking is crowded. Drive a few hundred feet and you can find parking in a reasonable distance.

Thank sctmster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this early on a Saturday morning. There was a gentleman in front of the entire way up and we saw two people come down the train. Once at the falls it was just us and the other gentleman. We spent about 15-20 minutes...More

Thank gobluegirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Laurel Falls trail is for everyone! It is an easy, 2.6 mile round-trip paved trail that leads up to, and then past, Laurel Falls. It is so easy anyone can hike it, so expect EVERYONE to be there; families with children and babies, teenagers, empty...More

Thank Trey S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trail to the falls is very nice and relaxed, low difficulty level. It is worth going to see, however, it is not a quiet, secluded place for there are many other people hiking to enjoy the same beauty. I would recommend this highly.

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Cyndi F
March 2, 2018|
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Response from plantsiren | Reviewed this property |
I suggest getting there very early because the parking fills up fast. I know that people often get there at sunrise to hike.
Don D
September 23, 2017|
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Response from arielrayy3 | Reviewed this property |
No we went to laurel falls we have a picture standing in front of the sign with our family we passed by several times back to our cabin that's why we decided to go we never seen anything called cataract falls.