Laurel Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.4
#3 of 13 in Nature in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Featuring numerous plunges and cascades, 24 m (80 ft) high Laurel Falls is divided into upper falls and lower falls sections with a walkway cutting through. The trail that runs through the falls provides an overlook. You can reach the falls, one of the most popular attractions in the park, from a 2.1 km (1.3 mi) paved hiking trail that is ranked easy to moderate--but take note that it is sometimes slippery. Be wary of the historic lookout tower at the end of the trail; it is considered too unsafe to climb. Make Laurel Falls a part of your Great Smoky Mountains National Park vacation plans using our Great Smoky Mountains National Park tour planner .
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  • My wife and I love this trail. It has some slight steep parts but definitely worth it. The waterfall is beautiful!!  more »
  • This is a 1.3 mile hike one way. It's listed as an easy walk and for most it is however if you have any difficulty with walking please know there is lots of uneven terrain, lots of people so it gets c...  more »

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