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“Another must see in Cherokee, NC”
Review of Mingo Falls

Mingo Falls
Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Cherokee
Certificate of Excellence
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Lexington, South Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Another must see in Cherokee, NC”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Mingo Falls is gorgeous and the trek to the bridge from which you get a spectacular view of the falls is full of beautiful, photogenic sights. The teens with us thanked us several times for taking them to this special place.

Visited June 2013
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Lilburn, Georgia
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Mingo Falls”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Very pretty setting. Not a bad hike up and a lot of the stairs were spaced out in length, so you could rest if you needed. I suggest a good pair of walking/hiking shoes for the trek. A lot of the area was wet, but it could have been from all the rain.

Visited July 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

Once you get past the 100+ steps at the beginning, the rest of the trail is fairly easy. We went after a short rain and the trail only had a few muddy spots. There is a bridge at the base of the falls to get photos from.

Visited July 2013
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Old Fort, North Carolina
1 review
“Spectacular waterfall”
Reviewed June 29, 2013

This waterfall does have many steps, but they are not that bad. The falls are absolutely gorgeous coming off the shear cliff. There is a bridge which crosses in front of the falls giving plenty of opportunity for great snapshots.

Visited June 2013
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

Short walk, however a moderate climb, to a gorgeous waterfall. I was shocked to see how tall it was. Definitely worth seeing!

Visited June 2013
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