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Address: Cade's Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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A beautiful hike...but a fews things to keep in mind.

The hike to Abrams Fall's is one of the gems of the Smokies and the falls are exceptional due to the relativley large amount of water that flows over them. The hike is harder... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hike to Abrams Fall's is one of the gems of the Smokies and the falls are exceptional due to the relativley large amount of water that flows over them. The hike is harder than often anticipated due to a climb up a ridgetop as what is locally referred to as the horseshoe. (an elevated knob where on a narrow... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great hike! It is a medium hike in difficulty. There are three bridges that are just a smoothed log with a handrail but they are just over a creek so not very high. The hike ends at the falls. Prepare to sit and stay a while to just take in the beauty around you. If you're lucky... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Not too physically demanding but not "easy" hike. Worth the effort. Water was low throughout the park but level of water on falls here was still good. Beautiful spot for picnic.

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Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

What a hike! 5 miles round trip! It helps to be fit, so it kicked my butt! Definitely difficult with children. Rough terrain at times, walking only on rocks and tree roots. It was a long, sweaty hike, but I'm glad I made the hike. The falls were beautiful, serene and provided a sense of calm.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We went on this hike the day after Thanksgiving. Cades Cove was packed and the trail was busy but we still enjoyed the adventure. The trail was a bit technical in points. Rocks and roots to watch out for. My youngest is 11 and it took us about 2 hours round trip. We saw a couple get engaged at the... More 

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Citrus Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

What a great family outting! The trail terrain is kinda rough but maneuverable. I brought my wife and kids. (2,6,8) The stream along the trail made for beautiful background sound when not in sight. I can't say enough except it's a must try in cades cove. The waterfall is absolutely breath taking! It took us approximately 6 hours we didn't... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this trail many times over the years. It's a five mile round trip, completed in around 2.5 hours for someone who is in moderately good shape. Inclines and descents both ways, some half log footbridges and some rough trail areas with large tree roots and rock outcroppings. Use caution during wet or snowy conditions. Trail follows a stream, offers... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lots of people on this hike but all were friendly and quick with a smile. It's a long hike but its so worth it when you get there. pack a snack or a lunch and plan for extra time to just sit and enjoy the view before you head back

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

It's on the way in Cade Cove. The trail is quite boring along the mountain. The falls are not as big as imagine.

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Navarre, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We ventured out to the falls the third week of October. The trail was in great shape, a couple of tricky log bridges, nothing difficult. The day was sunny and the leaves lit up under the ray of the morning sun. Once completed the slow ride out of Cades Cove was on. Many bicyclists (children) riding 2 abreast and/or walking... More 

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