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Address: Big South Fork National Recreation Area, Whitley City, KY

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great hike!!!

it is a bit of a hike with several stairs but the view is worth it when you get to see the beauty of the falls!!!!

Reviewed 6 days ago
Diana C
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

it is a bit of a hike with several stairs but the view is worth it when you get to see the beauty of the falls!!!!

Thank Diana C
Edgewood, Kentucky
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked the 1.27 mile loop. Took the stairs down, walked the trail, up and over the falls, then back to parking lot. Many wild flowers on this trail. The falls only has water in it shortly after rains. Drys up during summer. Restrooms are flushable, not pit. Adequate parking. Nice spot for picnics.

Thank twdenman
Covington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Ironic that the falls get top billing but there is so much more to this place. Extended walk to Yahoo Arch (a natural bridge) has a lightly travelled path with multiple switchbacks and vistas from ridge height and down to stream elevation. The zigzag path back and forth across the stream near the falls is interesting. My April visit coincided... More 

Thank SteveHereNow
Charlotte, Tennessee
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

My husband were staying at a cabin at Cumberland Falls resort and decided to see Yahoo Falls. It had ample parking and a bath house at the start of the falls trail. The trails are poorly marked, so if you ant to see the falls first then take first trail to the left marked as steps to falls. We took... More 

1 Thank Sabrinacook
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We did this hike with out 3 young kiddos (12, 10, 8) and absolutely loved it. We started at the trailhead rather than the shorter version/parking lot. The hike first brings you to Yahoo Arch (0.8 ish miles in) which is incredible. Our kids loved exploring all around the Arch and trails. And then another 0.8 miles or so you... More 

1 Thank janab252
McMinnville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice hike. Could use a couple more trail signs, especially up to Yahoo Arch. Not much water over the Falls, so wonder what it is like in dry season. Fairly good trails.

Thank Ann M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went on a Saturday. There is a bathroom facility. they are places to have a picnic lunch. go after there is a good rain. we had a small trickle of water. The walk to the arches is great place to hike. take your camera. there is around 160 steps going down to the falls!! take plenty of water.

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Driving south on US 27 I see a sign for "Yahoo Falls Scenic Area" and have to check it out. I mean Yahoo Falls - is just one of those places calling out to you screaming - "Hey, drive on out here and check it out." or something like that. Heading west on Kentucky 700, about 4-5 miles off the... More 

Thank Explorer238
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Yahoo falls was absolutely beautiful! While walking down to the falls it felt like we were in a different country or in the Amazon. Breath taking views! You can walk off trail & you find yourself walking thru boulders & caverns.You can walk down to the bottom of the water fall. It was the best experience on our family trip... More 

Thank jessentracy777
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Nature at its best! I've had to go back again. Getting there is a good little hike. Coming back the same way was hard as we were going up hill. The second time I followed the trail to the end. I would do it again!

1 Thank Patty A

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