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Great easy hike

We love this hike! The small incline is gradual and a lot of the trail is semi even. Mouse Creek... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maryville, Tennessee
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Great trail for relaxing hike and gem at the end

We did this trail with two non-hikers. While the trail was a steady climb the trail was smooth and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Kurt L
Scottville, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this hike! The small incline is gradual and a lot of the trail is semi even. Mouse Creek Falls is a great waterfall to visit as well!

Thank SmurfySmurfette80
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We did this trail with two non-hikers. While the trail was a steady climb the trail was smooth and easy to walk without the rocks and roots on some of the other trails in the area. All four of us were mid-50 to 60 and...More

Thank Kurt L
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

If staying in the Waynesville or Maggie Valley areas and looking for a little adventure, Big Creek Trail, which includes Mouse Creek Falls and Midnight Hole, is an excellent choice. The trail is moderate leaning towards easy. Going in there is just a slight incline...More

2  Thank Gary A
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived around noon on a Sunday and the parking was full, so we ended up parking in the horse parking area. Also, the bathrooms were locked. The hike is very enjoyable! Starts out pretty smooth, and most of it is along the river! The...More

1  Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We decided on this trail because it was one the waterfalls that we had not yet seen. The trail is uphill to the waterfall but not really strenuous. Path is wide, however it is very rocky. The falls was well worth the hike. Their is...More

2  Thank JimO889
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent weather & day.beautiful scenery in a natural setting.nice places to wade, beautiful waterfall,and aqua clear water swimming hole.Hike was suitable for a family,although it goes uphill to the falls.much easier coming back down.we had a nice picnic.we plan on visiting again soon.

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Easy hike that follows along creek/ river. Gorgeous canopy and wide level trail. The sounds of moving water accompany this awesome hike- keep going past Mouse Trap falls for more beauty and less traveled trail. At least for us today.

Thank James K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We hiked the trail the first of May and we loved it there. The trail is easy, you really do not notice the steady incline. Big Creek roars and cascades beside the trail almost all the way to the falls. The falls is beautiful and...More

1  Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The water features of this hike are breathtaking. You MUST go of the beaten path to get a closer look. There are trails carved out for this. DO NOT stay on the main path or you'll miss out on the best part of this trail....More

1  Thank 656kimberlyf
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Part of the Smokey Mountain National Park, Big Creek Trail and Mouse Creek Falls is a 4.2 roundtrip hike with a slight uphill climb that offers view of the creek for 80% of the hike. We hiked from the parking lot bridge to the upper...More

1  Thank Steve R
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