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Yahoo Falls

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Address: Big South Fork National Recreation Area, Whitley City, KY
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Small volume.

Small volume, but worth the drive and short hike. The drive is on a very small two lane road, don't give up.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
James J
Bedford, Indiana
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Bedford, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Small volume, but worth the drive and short hike. The drive is on a very small two lane road, don't give up.

Thank James J
Manchester, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place to visit. I wish we had more time to visit. Cumberland falls is still my favorite but it's getting more competition.

Thank gambill67
Crane Hill, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

We decided to go to yahoo falls. It was so very peaceful and beautiful. Walk to falls was easy and had a few look outs that were so pretty. Falls was so big in highth. Primitive restrooms were surprising very clean.

Thank luvbama68
El Cajon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This is a little gem of a place! We enjoyed our hike to Yahoo Falls, and that particular trail wasn't too strenuous! Having been there in May, the falls weren't flowing as much as they would be during wetter months, but it was still very pretty to see! It is supposedly the tallest falls in Kentucky! There are a couple... More 

Thank Stephanie H
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Our family spent most of a Saturday at Yahoo Falls. We hiked the trails to the falls and Yahoo Arch. On the way in we met a physically fit looking couple who were coming out and they were red faced, exhausted and gulping fluids (it was a very humid day). They advised us to take the stairs to the base... More 

Thank MaidenPowerslave
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Yahoo Falls is a beautiful area and all the trails are very well kept and marked. It's an excellent place to trail run, and the falls create a little pool at the bottom to cool off in. I'll be visiting at least once per season - I'm sure it's even more stunning in autumn and winter.

Thank Dearashley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We were camping at Cumberland Falls when a neighbor told us about Yahoo Falls. I am so glad we decided to take the time to check it out. The hike to the falls is beautiful, well shaded, and not too strenuous. There is one area where there are a lot of stairs, but there are some spots where you can... More 

1 Thank Lynn W
Corbin, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Best kept secret in McCeary County, Kentucky! Yahoo Falls is the tallest waterfall in Kentucky and an easy walk through nature to stand at the top of the falls, a little more difficult to walk to the base but well worth the effort and if you have the energy there is a cool natural arch called Yahoo Arch. I never... More 

1 Thank Bart-Reid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A great area to visit. Also visit Cumberland Falls while in the area. Easy to get to. Very scenic area in the Allegheny foothills.

Thank Schnellerkerl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Kind of hard to find but stick with it. Be in shape, it is a long hike. The trail is narrow and there is plenty of shade. Well over 100 steps you will have to go down and then back up. Most of the trail is wet, a little muddy and slippery. The waterfall is beautiful and the cut out... More 

Thank Peggy J

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