Ramsey Cascades, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Embark on the rather challenging hike to Ramsey Cascades, where water rushes over a set of boulders in a picturesque veil. Don good hiking shoes and clothes, bring lots of water and snacks, and follow the narrow stream up towards the top. On the last sequence of the hike you'll have to cross two log bridges, so exercise caution, especially if there are kids with you. Take a dip in the pool at the bottom of the cascades, or simply soak in the pristine forest setting. Plan your Ramsey Cascades visit and explore what else you can see and do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park using our Great Smoky Mountains National Park sightseeing planning website.
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  • My family and I hiked to the Ramsey Cascades. I will say it is definitely worth it. The falls are spectacular. But a word of advice, go early. Pack plenty of water and snacks or a lunch. Use the...  more »
  • Had an awesome time on this hike. It got pretty challenging with some steep elevation at the end, but the waterfall at the top was well worth the trek. The rhodedendrons along the way were also...  more »

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