Every stream that is near any one of our Gatlinburg cabins or Pigeon Forge cabins in the Smoky Mountains is bound to be near a beautiful waterfall. There is only one waterfall that is visible from the road and it is “Meigs Falls.” Meigs Falls is located 12.9 miles west of the Sugarlands Visitor Center near Townshed, Wye. Every other waterfall is only accessible if you hike to them. Here is a list of waterfalls best known in the Smoky Mountains. Also provided is a description of the journey you have to take to get to them.
Ø Abrams Falls - It is about 5.0 miles there and back. The hiking difficulty is considered to be moderate. The trail begins at loop road located in the back of Cades Cove. This particular fall is know to have the largest water volume of any fall, and is also known to be the most photogenic.
Ø Chasteen Creek Falls - Is about 4.0 miles there and back .Hiking difficulty is considered to be moderate. This hike begins at the Smokemont Campground. This particular fall is small, but the scenery is an absolute must see.
Ø Grotto Falls - It is about 2.4 miles there and back. The hiking difficulty is considered to be moderate. This fall is located just off the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. The fall is located though hemlock dominated forest. Grotto Falls is known as the only waterfall in this park that you are able to walk behind.
Ø Hen wallow Falls - Is about 4.4 miles there and back. The hiking difficulty is considered to be moderate. South of Cosby Tennessee, Trailhead is near Cosby Campground. . Hen Wallow Fall stands at 45ft tall, but is the most unseen and unvisited waterfall.
Ø Juney Whank Falls - Is about 0.6 miles there and back. The hiking difficulty is considered to be moderate. Close to Deep Creek Campground is where the trail starts. It is located at the end of Deep Creek Road.
Ø Indian Creek Falls - Is about 1.5 miles there and back. The hiking difficulty is considered to be moderate. The Indian Creek Fall stands at 35 feet sloping down the rocks. This is a spectacular environment. While you’re hiking to the fall you will come across another water fall named Toms Branch Falls.
Ø Laurel Falls - Is about 2.5 miles there and back. The hiking difficulty is considered to be easy. The hike to this water is said to be the easiest hike on the TN side. The hike to the falls follows a paved trail. During the hike the trail cuts through a series of cascades. Laurel Falls stands at an amazing 60 feet high.
Ø Rainbow Falls - Is about 5.5 miles there and back. The hiking difficulty is said to be moderate to Strenuous. Rainbow stands at a outstanding 80 feet making it the highest water takes in the park. The hike to this fall can be challenging, but the waterfall itself makes it worth it.
Ø Ramsay Cascades Falls - It is about 8.0 miles there and back. The hiking difficulty is strenuous. The beginning of the trail starts at the Greenbrier Area. Ramsay Cascades flows over 100ft of rocks.
After view any one of these beautiful waterfalls, you need to come on over to one of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals and stay the night. We offer a wide array of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge TN cabins. All of our cabin rentals come equipped with all the amenities that you need. So, pick up the phone and call us at 800.684.7865. You will not be disappointed.
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