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This is one of the shorter hikes to a waterfall found in the Smokeys. The trailhead is located next... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Rachel G
Walk in the woods to a nice but, small flow waterfall.

Do no trust the 2.1 one way mileage, it is a bit longer, the trail has been rerouted from the... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Harold B
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

This is one of the shorter hikes to a waterfall found in the Smokeys. The trailhead is located next to the Cosby campground area. Make sure you hit the stair master before this trip or else your legs will be so sore! There are a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rachel G
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Do no trust the 2.1 one way mileage, it is a bit longer, the trail has been rerouted from the original. The tail bed is very rocky and a lot of tree roots. The hike in is mostly uphill with the exception of the last...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Harold B
Reviewed July 7, 2018

This is a hike that is a bit more challenging than many. I’m 71 and made the hike but it was a challenge. The trail is steep for the better part of the hike and has a lot of roots making the trip difficult for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Each time we have visited the Smoky Mountains, we love to hike the Park Trails. Last visit, we were rained out on our trek to Hen Wallow Falls but on our most recent visit, we made it! What a magnificent waterfalls!! With this trail a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this hike in a brochure and due to its relatively short distance and promising scenery (who doesn't love a good waterfall hike?) We knew we had to check it out. Being it was the end of December and around 20 degrees the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kayla2019
Reviewed October 15, 2017

This is only section of GSMNP I haven't been. Be careful on rte 321. there are revenue collectors(cops) writing tickets... A LOT. Trail has a lot of rocks is some sections. Mostly uphill with a few bad climbs. Waterfall itself could have more volume. And...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Stayed at a cabin close by and hiked trails. This was especially beautiful and worth the time taken to get there.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank David M
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a nice "off the beaten path" hike to get away from the crowds right in the Smoky Mountains. The Cosby Campground is nearby, so you may run into a few groups of hikers but it's still an overall quiet hike. We started the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Christie Y
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Our family (mom, dad, two 17-year old boys and an 11 year old boy) chose Hen Wallow based on difficulty (moderate), proximity to our cabin and the cute name. The hike itself was mostly in the woods, sometimes kind of overgrown (from lack of use?),...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mulchmama
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

I've been to this Fall twice. Both times, I've really enjoyed the 4.2 mile (round trip) adventure. I like the wide easy trail way that leads to the falls. It's a great place to picnic by the falls with friends.

Date of experience: July 2017
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