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I love Yahoo Falls. History tells us it was once the scene of a huge Native American massacre but... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
rhondasrealm
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Science Hill, Kentucky
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On a family history road trip, we stopped here to see the falls. It is a beautiful area that we all... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Chuck T
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I love Yahoo Falls. History tells us it was once the scene of a huge Native American massacre but despite that the falls itself is very tranquil and serene. We hiked on several of the trails and was pleased there was plenty of signs so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank rhondasrealm
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

On a family history road trip, we stopped here to see the falls. It is a beautiful area that we all enjoyed, even with light rain and some nearby lightning. It is quite a few stairs but easily done by most people in reasonably good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Chuck T
Reviewed May 9, 2018

I visited Yahoo Falls a couple years ago with the love of my life, it's a decent hike up and down the stairs, but completely worth the journey. One of the most romantic moments of my life, perched on the huge slab of stone holding...More

Date of experience: June 2017
5  Thank bossladytravels18
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

We visited in late April 2018. Still enough water to be pretty impressive. But don't expect huge powerful flows, especially mid summer. Still worth the hike. We travel on motorcycles. Last time I was here was maybe three years ago and the 1 1/2 mile...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Gary M
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

A great hiking trail. The drive to the trailhead is really nice also. The waterfall is amazing. A nice way to spend the day with your family. The one trail has a lot of stairs but you don't have to use that trail. Pack a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 724russellc
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We were happy to view the water fall during the spring months. We visited it during the summer months and the flow of water was very small. This was also a nice short natural hike to get to the falls. The stairs were a nice...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank James J
Reviewed December 2, 2017

I wanted to see one the best waterfalls in KY/TN and this little gem captivated me when I saw the pictures. Yes, it is remote to drive to but once you park the car it's a new short walk into this lush landscape. The best...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank doublemdoublet
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I like visiting the tallest waterfalls, heighest points etc. in different states so this was a must see for us. It is best to visit after rains but the trails will be muddy.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Joe L
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Its a fun trail. Its pretty there is a bathroom at the being with running water. Google maps kinda got us lost there is signs once you get down there to follow. Make sure you take water and a snack there are some stairs but...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank 2011bmmble
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

I visited with my daughter and three grandchildren ages 5 and 6. There were public bathrooms located at the beginning of the trail which were fairly clean and sufficiently equipped. We choose the arch trail because it was about the distance we thought the children...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank RondaG69
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Kristian C
Boston, Massachusetts
Virgin Falls Pocket Wilderness (7 Replies)
I was a little unsure where to post this, Virgin Falls being halfway between Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, but decided that there are enough hikers in this forum that it might be worth posting here. I took a hike to the park for the first time the day before yesterday, and was amazed that the place isn't more famous. It's easily one of the more interesting places in Tennessee, but is one of the less visited. It's definitely worth a day trip from Nashville, Chattanooga, or...More
December 16, 2007|
Response fromfirefighterzgrl|
Wow! That sounds like an interesting place to visit. Could you give me directions on how to get there from the Knoxville area? I do love waterfall hikes.
Kristian C
Boston, Massachusetts
Virgin Falls Pocket Wilderness (3 Replies)
I was a little unsure where to post this, Virgin Falls being halfway between Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, but decided this might be the closest active forum. I took a hike to the park for the first time the day before yesterday, and was amazed that the place isn't more famous. It's easily one of the more interesting places in Tennessee, but is one of the less visited. It's definitely worth a day trip from Nashville, Chattanooga, or Knoxville, although it really takes a full weekend...More
December 10, 2007|
Response fromKristian C|
Oops; those were from Chattanooga. Here are the ones from Nashville.
Kristian C
Boston, Massachusetts
Virgin Falls Pocket Wilderness (5 Replies)
I was a little unsure where to post this, Virgin Falls being halfway between Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, but I went there from Chattanooga so thought it'd be appropriate enough to post here. I took a hike to the park for the first time the day before yesterday, and was amazed that the place isn't more famous. It's easily one of the more interesting places in Tennessee, but is one of the less visited. It's definitely worth a day trip from Nashville, Chattanooga, or Knoxville,...More
December 16, 2007|
Response fromlarry E|
wow website available of this place? Do you have pics posted somwhere? How far from chattanooga is this place!