Baskins Creek Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.2
#11 of 13 in Nature in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Baskins Creek Falls is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. To visit Baskins Creek Falls and other attractions in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, use our Great Smoky Mountains National Park tour itinerary planner.
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  • The path is filled with tree roots so you need to be careful. The falls at the end were gorgeous. The route is pretty much entirely up hill on your way back from the falls. The views are pretty...  more »
  • This was an enjoyable hike through mountainous woodland trails. We saw deer and wild turkey. The waterfall at the end was worth the hike. I would caution though that the trail is quite steep in...  more »
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  • We took a different trail than planned since the GPS went in and out, causing us to pass our desired trail head. While it was cool to see the cemetery and the waterfall was awesome, it was a good 4 miles total on some intense trails. We almost gave up a few times but decided to push on. Totally burned off all the fudge we had eaten on the trip to that point lol. Definitely a good waterfall to go see. It's up there with the Grotto falls in my opinion, just a bit more of an advanced trail.
  • Well worth the hike in. We had the falls and trail all to ourselves. 1.5 hours total hiking time with a 30 minute break at the falls. Happy to say my 71 year old pops made it with no problem.

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