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Amazing Scenery

Unfortunately I didn’t make it to the waterfall due to a terrible thunderstorm. I was about a mile... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tyler, Texas
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Flat, easy hike until the last 100 yards

We did this hike with our 2.5-yr-old toddler. It took us about 2.5 hours round trip—we took our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Panama City Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately I didn’t make it to the waterfall due to a terrible thunderstorm. I was about a mile and a half in and the bottom fell out, could barely see due to the torrential rain. I still wanted to say how beautiful the hike was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this hike with our 2.5-yr-old toddler. It took us about 2.5 hours round trip—we took our time. Our little one walked some of the way and we carried her in our hiking pack the remainder of the way. We did see someone pushing...More

Thank robinhreview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forest Service Rd. 77 is paved all the way to the trail parking lot. (There's a $3 day use fee but it's well worth it.) Several amazing scenic overlooks along the way.

Thank marti719
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I both enjoyed the Falls in spite of the signage not being the best. We would most assuredly go again.

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This was easy to find using Waze to get to the trailhead. Bathrooms at trailhead are nice, especially if you drank Diet Coke the whole drive in. ;) It was a cloudy & foggy start but cleared up a bit & offered beautiful country views....More

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Off hwy 64, it is about 6 miles to get to the Benton Falls trail head. All along the way, there are a number of beautiful scenic overlooks to pull off and snap a picture. Once you arrive at the recreation area, you begin the...More

Thank RTSmith11
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Benton Falls is located within the Cherokee National Forest in the Chilhowee Recreation Area in Benton, TN. It is very easy to find as it is right off highway 64 with a sign that tells you to turn on forest service road 77 to get...More

Thank GoVols79
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Easy hike worth the visit. Beautiful waterfall great for pictures and swimming. The sunset views on the drive up the mountain are spectacular.

Thank hspencer271
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Nice hike in , falls are beautiful with wading pool at the bottom and good photo opportunities hot in July but well worth it.

Thank Jack J
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We had the trail and falls mostly to ourselves. Beautiful view from upper and lower falls. Easy drive in and nice smooth trail. The lake at the campground was gorgeous as well.

Thank Amy H
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30 June 2018|
Response from Denise M | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly, it took me about 4 hours total. I was taking my time too.
3 April 2017|
Response from Tim W | Reviewed this property |
yes but watch out when I use GPS to get me there it took me up this really steep dirt road. when I left it found there to be a nice paved road all the way up the mountain. the road started in the river valley below off the... More