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First time we’ve stopped and very glad we did! You cannot see this from the road; you have to pull... read more

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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Wow! Amazing!

We visited Gatlinburg in a waterfall quest. We almost drove by this beautiful spot. Parking is... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
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Little River Rd, 11.7 Miles from Sugarland Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time we’ve stopped and very glad we did! You cannot see this from the road; you have to pull off at the lookout point. Information plaques give a good history of the area. There is a trail from the parking area, but we didn’t...More

Thank Rawdog1313
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited Gatlinburg in a waterfall quest. We almost drove by this beautiful spot. Parking is tough as it fills up quickly. We had to wait on a spot. The waterfall was beautiful! There were people jumping off rocks. There is a viewing deck. The...More

Thank prettyH2O
Reviewed July 17, 2018

We had visited the Sinks previously and enjoyed watching, in awe, the power of these falls. So, without hesitation, we made a return trip to the Sinks this year when we were in the Smokies. The falls are located about 11.7 miles from the Sugarlands...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We made a quick stop there to stretch our legs. The view is fine, and we saw some teenagers swimming near the other side of the Sink who look like they are having a lot of fun. The place is right by the road with...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

We stopped by the sinks after a long day in Cade's Cove. It was a great place to get in the water and cool off. My wife and I jumped off of the cliff. It was awesome but the swim back to the bank was...More

Thank randareeves
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We heard about this place from a local, wanted something kind of exciting to do with teenagers. Fairly easy to find, area had a lot of rain prior to our arrival so the waterfall area was pretty rough talked to a park ranger there qho...More

Thank nina1016
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I found this place on Trip Advisor and we went last week while camping near Gatlinburg. If you google for "cliff jumping at the sinks" you'll be able to recognize the rock to jump off of immediately. Once you park, head down the trail and...More

Thank Kelley K
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Today we pulled off in a parking lot to see what everyone was looking at and we saw The Sinks. The falls were gorgeous. The falls are easy to access with a parking lot on the side of the road. We would go back again!

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Find a park ranger to learn about the history of the Sinks! Nice stop along the way. Be in the lookout or you will pass it up!

Thank tanyac41
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place! Gets crowded...parking may be an issue at times. Nice steps lead up to a trail. No bathroom.

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July 23, 2016|
Response from MaryCG910 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can bring dogs into the park but I'm not certain.
July 11, 2016|
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Response from MaryCG910 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay! You can drive up to the Sinks and he could probably see it that way. It is not necessary to hike down the rocks to see it.
Richard P
June 21, 2016|
Response from MatildaH144 |
Yes, people have died here!