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Beautiful Falls in the heart of the Smokies.

Wonderful falls tucked into the Smoky Mountains. We were there visiting family and enjoyed driving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
Take your time

Me and my husband just hiked this trail a few days ago, last time was 30 yrs ago, we are in our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dalton, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful falls tucked into the Smoky Mountains. We were there visiting family and enjoyed driving through the mountain and finding gems like Abrams Fall. A short hike and a beautiful falls.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my husband just hiked this trail a few days ago, last time was 30 yrs ago, we are in our 50's and it is moderately difficult with all the rocks and roots on the trail, take your time and enjoy the hike, passed...More

Thank AGrooms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Abrams Falls is a 5 mile, out & back, very busy trail located in Cades Cove. This hike seems to be on every “Top 10 Hikes of the Smokies” list and with that kind of recognition comes the crowds. Abrams Falls trail is moderate in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my girlfriend here on our first ever trip together in June 2013. I proposed at the bottom of the waterfall. We have been married now for over five years. I will never forget this place and will be back.

Thank TIMBO11B
Reviewed 13 October 2018

First of all, understand that this hike is rated one of the 10 most dangerous trails in America because of the water, rocks and altitude changes. Since 1971, there have been at least 29 reported deaths. Wear good shoes with ankle support and don't take...More

Thank Sweetie51
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Our crew had a wonderful time enjoying the Cades Cove loop and on our excursion we decided to hike the Abram Falls trail! The hike was perfect for our 14 and 6 year old and we had a lovely picnic right next to the water!...More

Thank nrbushman
Reviewed 16 September 2018

It's a moderate hike with a beautiful waterfall at the end, well worth the effort! Might be crowded so go early. Good shoes will help with rocks and roots on the trail. 5 miles roundtrip. Bathrooms at the trailhead.

1  Thank EdytaS970
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I have hiked this trail several times and have seen hundreds of hikers/walkers without adequate water and in poor shoe choice. There are 3 hills going in and three coming out. ...also, very rocky and rooty. Allow at least 3 hours and 2 bottles of...More

Thank sheffie1304
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Husband and o went. It’s Beautiful place to see. Only down side is the crowd. Make sure you go early. Would see again.

Thank Dominique S
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Distance: 2.5 miles (5 miles roundtrip) Restrooms: Yes, there are 2 stalls at the trailhead (just toilet - no sink). What to bring: Plenty of water, snacks, supportive walking shoes, sunscreen. When did I visit: August 25th, 2018 at 11:00am. Helpful information: AT&T and Verizon...More

Thank Brianna J
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