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Excellent hike through the woods! Carried my 5mo there and back. About 3 miles round trip on a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarasota, Florida
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Amazing Scenery

Unfortunately I didn’t make it to the waterfall due to a terrible thunderstorm. I was about a mile... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Tyler, Texas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hike through the woods! Carried my 5mo there and back. About 3 miles round trip on a clear path. When u get to the falls you have some rock steps that can bE a little slick. Gorgeous view when u get there it would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank laciebowery
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I didn’t make it to the waterfall due to a terrible thunderstorm. I was about a mile and a half in and the bottom fell out, could barely see due to the torrential rain. I still wanted to say how beautiful the hike was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We did this hike with our 2.5-yr-old toddler. It took us about 2.5 hours round trip—we took our time. Our little one walked some of the way and we carried her in our hiking pack the remainder of the way. We did see someone pushing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank robinhreview
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Forest Service Rd. 77 is paved all the way to the trail parking lot. (There's a $3 day use fee but it's well worth it.) Several amazing scenic overlooks along the way.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed the Falls in spite of the signage not being the best. We would most assuredly go again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank connieh966
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

This was easy to find using Waze to get to the trailhead. Bathrooms at trailhead are nice, especially if you drank Diet Coke the whole drive in. ;) It was a cloudy & foggy start but cleared up a bit & offered beautiful country views....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beckslib
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Off hwy 64, it is about 6 miles to get to the Benton Falls trail head. All along the way, there are a number of beautiful scenic overlooks to pull off and snap a picture. Once you arrive at the recreation area, you begin the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RTSmith11
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Benton Falls is located within the Cherokee National Forest in the Chilhowee Recreation Area in Benton, TN. It is very easy to find as it is right off highway 64 with a sign that tells you to turn on forest service road 77 to get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GoVols79
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Easy hike worth the visit. Beautiful waterfall great for pictures and swimming. The sunset views on the drive up the mountain are spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hspencer271
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Nice hike in , falls are beautiful with wading pool at the bottom and good photo opportunities hot in July but well worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jack J
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June 29, 2018|
Response from denisemE3623NW | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly, it took me about 4 hours total. I was taking my time too.
April 2, 2017|
Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
yes but watch out when I use GPS to get me there it took me up this really steep dirt road. when I left it found there to be a nice paved road all the way up the mountain. the road started in the river valley below off the... More