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Pearson's Falls

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Parker says "Hidden gem that was always a family outing place."

My wife's family has been going to Pearson's Falls for decades, back when you could go right up to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HIdden Gem

Great get-away place for a picnic or just sitting and listening to the water. The main subject of... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Knoxville, Tennessee
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When visiting Pearson's Falls Glen, nature lovers and hikers are attracted to the scenic waterfall that plunges 90 feet and the many scenic trails bordered by native plants.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garden club” (14 reviews)
“short hike” (13 reviews)
“picnic tables” (16 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife's family has been going to Pearson's Falls for decades, back when you could go right up to the falls and didn't have to pay to see them. Its a beautiful walk to the falls and they're absolutely wonderful any time of the year....More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Great get-away place for a picnic or just sitting and listening to the water. The main subject of this location is Pearson's Falls, a 90-foot tall waterfall that is situated at the end of a small canyon. Access to the falls is via a 1/4-mile...More

Thank NatureChaser
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful nature at its finest! Loved the waterfall breath taking. Entrance fee is 5.00 a person.

Thank mzmommy2u
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

This place was perfect for any family with young children. There is a fee to enter ($5 pp over age 13, 7 -12 $1 and 6 under free)

Thank Carrie S
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful falls with very nicely kept area. Well worth the affordable entry fee. Lovely scenery. A++++

Thank uspsdoug
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way back from Asheville. It was only a 15-20 min drive from the interstate on a very nice windy road (good in a sports car, probably not as good in minivan). The entrance and ticket office are quaint to say the...More

Thank Rich D
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My youngest daughter wanted senior pictures taken in the mountains. So she and I made a road trip for the weekend not knowing where to go. Searching online we found this waterfall. This is definitely a great choice if you want to see a water...More

Thank Nola C
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

No matter when you visit. Every season has much to offer. This is a tall, cascading falls with lots of white water. Fun to visit.

Thank William O
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We drove all the way there, paid $5.00 each to go in, only to be told that we could not take our two tiny dogs with us. It was 80 degrees and the guy wanted us to leave our vehicle at the entrance with the...More

Thank tammiew101416
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Easy and beautiful walk to gorgeous waterfalls. Such a lovely easy walk deep in the woods, off the beaten path to view and listen to these beautiful waterfalls. The gate guard was super friendly and nice and helped us drive into the parking lot and...More

Thank Cory R
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