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Glen Falls

This a was nice place to hike. The pathway down was moderate with help of wooden steps added every... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Franklin, Tennessee
Terrific Waterfalls

These falls take a bit of hiking to see. There are 3 major drops for a total drop of 640'. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bill R
Atlanta, Georgia
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“great hike” (15 reviews)
“dirt road” (8 reviews)
Hwy 106, NC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This a was nice place to hike. The pathway down was moderate with help of wooden steps added every now and then, but a few tree roots were there also. There are a few view areas where you can view the Falls on the way...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These falls take a bit of hiking to see. There are 3 major drops for a total drop of 640'. The falls are in a heavily forested area and the total hike is about a mile but there is a 700' elevation change. Well worth...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So it is about a 1.5 mile hike in and out with 3-4 stops along the way to view the top and other parts of the falls. It is pretty much all earthen steps all the way. Easy down and moderate back up. Not difficult...More

Thank onemichael
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Moderate ability trail along rugged path that has some steps carved i to help you but still needs some degree of fitness for the hike back up. There are three falls to view in total and all are very picturesque and well worth the effort...More

Thank BeaandBeth
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Could have stayed all day. The view was amazing. The walk back was a bit harder than on the way down but well worth it. Just beautiful.

Thank luv4dolphins
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Highlands, NC has great waterfalls. I'm learning about them. Plus it's not too far from GA so the trip is worth it. If you travel Highway 106, you will take a sharp turn into Glen Falls Road, which is a gravel road. There is limited...More

Thank Nicki K
Reviewed June 19, 2017

With a gradual but significant elevation change, this isn't a hike for those who don't have some lung capacity and muscle endurance. But what an experience Glen Falls is! With multiple waterfall views that begin at the top, then offer two middle-section views then finally...More

Thank JCSAtlanta
Reviewed April 20, 2017

There are three basic levels for viewing of these falls, we viewed the top two (access is from top of the falls walking down, reversing for the return). The trail has switchbacks to help with the incline, and there are steps in place in various...More

1  Thank Tim L
Reviewed April 10, 2017

These falls, located near Highlands, NC has a little bit of everything. The general area has many waterfall hike that would make a great trip or something longer. The hike down is about 3/4 mile long and moderate in difficulty. Along the way there are...More

1  Thank Valinor
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

It is a little bit of a hike but WELL worth it. Make sure you go all the way to the bottom observation deck for the full experience.

1  Thank p0ndbird64
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Candace U
December 26, 2016|
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Response from flg8trmdmom | Reviewed this property |
A nice walk along the edge of the falls. Stay on trail and everyone should be fine. It is downhill and less than a half mile. Anyone in moderately good health should be able to traverse this hike down and back up. Our... More
October 13, 2016|
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Response from 58DavidAthens | Reviewed this property |
Room for probably 20-25 vehicles in a gravel/dirt lot at the trailhead. It is a beautiful hike. Be aware that it is downhill going in and uphill all the way back out.
Bryan W
August 13, 2015|
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Response from Gabrielle Q | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are...lots of dogs on the trails....just leash them and clean up after them!