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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 Waterfalls

Short hike up steps to reach Mingo Falls. Beautiful views & photo opportunities. Small parking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
love2bncharleston
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North Carolina
via mobile
beautiful place , peace and tranquil

it is a good walk up to the waterfall but not for anyone who has a health problem....I counted the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeannette P
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Augusta, Georgia
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“short hike” (78 reviews)
“worth the climb” (58 reviews)
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Big Cove Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, NC
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+1 865-430-1613
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"short hike"
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"beautiful waterfall"
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"worth the climb"
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"big cove road"
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"easy hike"
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"wooden bridge"
in 16 reviews
"tree roots"
in 10 reviews
"tall waterfall"
in 9 reviews
"a small parking lot"
in 9 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 19 reviews
"koa campground"
in 16 reviews
"steep steps"
in 17 reviews
"half mile"
in 12 reviews
"take your time"
in 28 reviews
"parking area"
in 23 reviews
"walk up"
in 12 reviews
"worth the trip"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Short hike up steps to reach Mingo Falls. Beautiful views & photo opportunities. Small parking area.

Thank love2bncharleston
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Reviewed 2 days ago

it is a good walk up to the waterfall but not for anyone who has a health problem....I counted the steps there are 185 steps and then the trail is kind of rocky but well worth it..

Thank Jeannette P
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This attraction is getting some good attention, so I will try and cover a few things that maybe ppl did not on previous reviews. The entrance will sneak up on you, so drive carefully and slow. Small parking lot that only holds about 12 to...More

Thank Wayne117
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a short, easy (although somewhat steep - steps) hike to a great waterfall. Well worth a visit.

Thank doughboysigep
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We relied on our spotty cell phone map to help find this place and learned it was not accurate. There is a large sign that tells you where to turn for the falls when you are close. The parking lot is small, but we were...More

Thank CLR608
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful waterfall, after a short distance up a steep climb of stairs... would definitely recommend!

Thank tiamadia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live up the road from Mingo Falls. The falls is very nice and worth the 150 something steps and short path to get to it. You park at the bottom and walk up. Pretty in the winter months also.

Thank tikidd46
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will not be disappointed once you reach the top of the stairs as this waterfall is tremendous and one of the most spectacular around!

Thank Wunder3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited right after the large amount of rain the area received, and it was gorgeous. The hike up was no problem, but I wouldn’t recommend unless you’re in pretty good health.

Thank Clydesdale00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful! .4 miles must be the round trip distance. Don't be discouraged: most of the climbing is at the beginning.

1  Thank David M
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Ken M
23 September 2017|
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Response from bwdcougar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you climb up to the falls off trail.
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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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