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Falls Branch Falls

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Address: Cherohala Skyway, TN

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Pretty nice waterfall...better in early spring when water is more abundant.

I found this on a map and saw the distance so we made a day trip out of it. The trail extends out of the first of the two "Rattlesnake" parking areas (if coming form... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

I found this on a map and saw the distance so we made a day trip out of it. The trail extends out of the first of the two "Rattlesnake" parking areas (if coming form Tellico)....the trails begins at the backside of the lower end of the parking lot. Less than a hundred yards in you come to a T... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Falls Branch Falls is a scenic 70-foot waterfall located in the Citico Creek Wilderness area of Cherokee National Forest east of Tellico Plains. The trailhead is about 20 miles east of Tellico Plains on TN-165/Cherohala Skyway at Rattlesnake Rock West parking. The hike to the falls is 2.6 miles round trip and moderately difficult. From the parking area, the trail... More 

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Kirksey, KY
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Reviewed 7 October 2012

Make sure you read trail descriptions before you go because the trails here are not well marked. It's a relatively easy downhill for the first mile. Then it's straight down for the next half mile. Don't forget you have to come straight back up that same half mile. The three mile round trip is strenuous but worth it. It was... More 

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