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Smalls Falls

We pulled into this rest area when looking for another hiking area along this road. Saw the sign... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Linda S
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Camden, Maine
Small falls

This is one of the prettiest falls you will find. In the fall is the BEST time to visit. The colors... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Geraldine R
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Panama City Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We pulled into this rest area when looking for another hiking area along this road. Saw the sign to Smalls Falls and were happy to have accidentally found it. It is an easy walk to the falls and then there is an easy trail to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the prettiest falls you will find. In the fall is the BEST time to visit. The colors are beyond belief. Bring your camera and be ready for breath taking views..

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Geraldine R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our family stopped here on our way home from Rangeley. It's a beautiful little gem hidden on the side of the road. Picnic tables, hiking trails, and a serene swimming hole naturally carved out of the cliff by waterfall. Definitely a must see year round

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank NEFoodies
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

It's worth to visit on a hot day! The little pools are awesome. Many native and tourists visit it frequently. I just wish it had a trail so we could cool down at the waterfall pools but we made our own trails another cool thing...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ana P
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The falls are beautiful and there are great little outlets for swimming. There are some high slippery cliffs, so not my favorite place to bring small children.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank NicholeR143
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This place is awesome. The sign from the roadway says rest area. There is a good amount of parking and the path to the falls is easy to find. There is some hill climbing involved but it is not that difficult. There are numerous levels...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank SchmittyB33
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Very easy to locate, ample parking, bathrooms, picnic tables, grills. The falls are easy to reach from the parking lot. You can hike up alongside the falls, with the left hand side seeming to be the easiest route, follow along the fence line. There are...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Karen N
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

easy walk from the parking lot to see the falls. If you really want to soak in the falls, follow the fence up to the area where there is more to see and a little swimming hole where you can take a quick dip! The...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank AngelMateo2005
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We recently went to Smalls Fall and found it to be a wonderful outdoor adventure. I would recommend it as a family spot or for anyone who loves nature. It was easy to get to the top of the falls, either by following the fence...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank maryloul92
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Absolutely, loved this spot! My husband and I visited the falls early Saturday morning expecting to find people there, we were pleasantly surprised to find we were the only ones! We hiked up the falls and enjoyed the various swimholes. We will be back!

Date of experience: July 2016
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