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Mingo Falls

Big Cove Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, NC
+1 865-430-1613
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Beautiful falls

There are a million steps as someone mentioned. But that's the hardest part. Once you get passed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mi5zonsn2
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Worth the hike up the stairs!

Beautiful! Be prepared to walk up steps, then more steps, and some more steps. There is a bench at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HillbillyWV
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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Big Cove Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, NC
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are a million steps as someone mentioned. But that's the hardest part. Once you get passed them it's easy from there. This was a great tall waterfall to see without having a long hike. The waterfall is beautiful and the little bridge you can...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful! Be prepared to walk up steps, then more steps, and some more steps. There is a bench at the top of the stairs if needed. I'm certainly no athlete. I took a bottle of water, took my time, and had no issues with the...More

Thank HillbillyWV
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy parking access just off of Big Cove Road. Walk up approximately 100 steps, and just a short walk after that will lead you to a viewing platform for a spectacular view of this waterfall.

Thank ginamalenfant1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a easy hike but watch out for all those stairs. Even with bad knees I made it to the top. Nice falls for a reward.

Thank Sherry N Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just outside of the smokey mountain national park is this waterfall. Way less people that laurel falls and easier to get to if you don't mind the stairs. Once at the bridge we climbed down the rocks and went all the way to the foot...More

Thank Chelsea P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About 1/2 mile round trip. Semi steep steps up. Nice bridge/platform for viewing . Beautiful falls. Heard it is fuller in the spring. Worth the walk.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice quick hike to the falls. Took my parents and they were able to climb the stairs with no problem. Nice viewing area.

Thank Annette J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk to the falls , scenery is pretty and the falls are nice although may be better in the spring during the thaw when more water is moving.

Thank Todd N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of many falls you can visit in the Cherokee area. It was stunning and the water was so cold. Some were more adventurous and walked up the steep embankment to find another waterfall on the other side. I missed that. Definitely need to go...More

Thank Medic2OCFRD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Climb the stairs, look at falls, come down stairs. Not really a place to spend a lot of time. Falls were pretty but expected more.

Thank Kevin N
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Brittney B
6 June 2017|
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Response from HaDa2000 | Reviewed this property |
no one will stop you, you play at your own risk.
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Zuolin C
31 May 2017|
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Response from SwissyFaye | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I tried to edit... My response was to read, Go, Hike... not go home😊
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tadams75
26 May 2017|
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Response from HaDa2000 | Reviewed this property |
yes. then you'll have to walk up to the fall from the parking lot.
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