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All reviews great hike narrow stone largest trees strenuous hike hiking shoes log bridge walking stick mile mark rocky path coming down large rocks no flip flops end result is foot elevation gain trail head miles round trip tree roots
Very good hike, and beautiful waterfall is reward after great hike. take your time go slow ,it has elevation gain but over 4 miles so if you go slow you can do it easily. Take water .snack..enjoy.
if possible avoid taking kids.
My wife and I decided to step up our game and take a tougher hike this year on our visit to SMNP. The Ramsey Cascade hike is a test of your fitness as well as your will. Uphill the entire way, the initial 1.5 miles...More
I've been wanting to complete this hike for 10 years. I've vacationed in Gatlinburg in March of every year so many times Ramsey Cascade is impassable. The last time I hiked there was in March 2013 and I wasn't able to get across the river...More
We are en our late 50s and we did this hike spending a total of 6 hours. The hike is hard, lots of rocks and roots on the trail and you are gaining 2200 feet of elevation what makes it difficult. Once at the fall...More
I have wanted to do this hike for years and finally got the chance. The cascades are worth the effort but it is a lot of effort.The first challenge is getting to the trail head. It is about 5 miles up a mostly gravel road...More
You’re reading this, trying to decide what trail you want to hike in the Smoky Mountains for that one day you have penciled-in to explore the park. Don’t feel bad, I did the same thing too and after reading numerous reviews on TripAdvisor and watching...More
Hiked this during Early January, so we dealt with some serious ice and blizzard conditions, but love the adventure and would recommend crampons if hiking during the winter months to avoid falling and slippage. Would love to see it during the summer and Fall.
Believe the park rangers when they say that this hike is strenuous! Luckily, we brought one walking stick! We took turns using it both going up and down the trail. The trail starts off at a slight incline and slowly works up to very rocky,...More