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Address: Little River Road, 12.6 Miles from Sugarlands Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Not the biggest set of falls in the park, but it is very picturesque and visible from the road. On the left hand side if driving from Gatlinburg to Townsend/Cades Cove...on the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the biggest set of falls in the park, but it is very picturesque and visible from the road. On the left hand side if driving from Gatlinburg to Townsend/Cades Cove...on the right if headed the other direction.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fall can be seen from the road. However, I highly recommend pulling into the parking area and getting out to enjoy the view. We were not wearing the shoes to hike after a rain due to it being slippery. Next time, we will get closer.

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Springfield, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

This small waterfall is one that you can see without hiking. There is a small pullout on the road where you can park. You can see the waterfall from the road and take great pictures. There is no real value in hiking any closer to the falls. It is worth a stop if you are driving through this stretch of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We did not hike to get closer to the waterfall, though you can if you have time and are able. We saw a handful of people hike out to the falls.

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Was there on 10-06-16, very little waterflow due to lack of rain last few weeks. Falls are easy to miss, we had driven by several times before and did not know falls were there. Good view of falls from pull off. Falls are located 1 mile before Sinks if coming from Townsend, and 1 mile past Sinks if coming from... More 

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Loris, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

One of the hidden treasures.. It's on the way to Cades Cove and hidden away almost in a crevice . But you can see from the road if you know where to look. It is beautiful after a good rain. It's on the left side of the road going to Cades Cove from Gatlinburg..

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Meridian, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This waterfall is viewable from the road and is fairly easy to get to. The kids enjoyed the walk through the water to get there. There was a very large snake near the falls and he didn't seem very happy to see us. So be careful and watch your feet.

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Clarkston MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I was specifically looking for falls that didn't require a hike since we had several small children in our group. Meigs Falls is visible from the road and is a beautiful photo op. If you have the time you could walk through the river and walk back to the falls. Highly recommend.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

This waterfall was noted in one of my GSM guidebooks. If we would not have had the guidebook to tell us that the falls were there we would have never seen them. They are clearly visible from the road and there is a nice area for you to pull over and view them. This would be an easy drive from... More 

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Its' easy to miss Meigs Falls, but it very beautiful and visible from the Little River Road. There is a place to pull off for taking pictures and anyone who decides to check it out, will not be sorry.

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