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Meigs Falls

Little River Road, 12.6 Miles from Sugarlands Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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The only major falls in the Park visible from the road

This has always been a family favorite, because it can easily be viewed from the road. It is easily... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ed W
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Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
Beautiful falls!

This is a beautiful, must see, falls on your way to Cade's Cove. You will be able to pull over and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tsheetz
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Odon, IN
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Little River Road, 12.6 Miles from Sugarlands Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has always been a family favorite, because it can easily be viewed from the road. It is easily missed unless you know where to look and are looking for it. The stone lined pull-over observation area is the only indicator--one of the only stone...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, must see, falls on your way to Cade's Cove. You will be able to pull over and see if from the road.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

While doing the Little River Gorge Road, we stopped a bit at Meigs Falls, just to look, and admire the flow. Though it was late March, it was more like Winter in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We had experienced snow, just the day...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The gentleman at the visitor center in Townsend TN pointed us to this waterfall. You do have to be looking for it. There is a pull off area so you can get out and get a better look or take selfies. It was frozen and...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

On our way to Cades Cove from Sugarland Visitors Center we saw this in the distance from the road. We got out of the car and went to the edge of the road and sat on the rock ledge. We decided not to venture down...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped by on our way to Cade's Cove the day after a big rain. It was flowing! Beautiful little stop without any hiking which is great if you have mobility impaired people.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were told about Meigs Falls and where to find it by staff at the Summerland Visitor Center. Oddly there is no sign for the falls just a sign indicating rough water or something like that. We easily found the falls on the road. It’s...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

It is right on the road but not marked on the road and you can easily miss it. We took a pull over to take a view of a Little River and accidentally saw the water fall It is marked on the maps given by...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Don't drive by so fast. Stop and appreciate it from the bridge. Such a lovely falls. Easy to see and suitable for a quick stop.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I stopped here for a few minutes on our way back from Cades Cove. There is a pull off to view as the waterfall sits back away from the road. Nothing super impressive, but for people who can't hike to waterfalls this...More

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Janet W
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Response from Kelly S | Reviewed this property |
they do not want folks swimming there so they try to downplay it.
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