Ramsey Cascades, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

#7 of 13 in Nature in 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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  • We loved this trail! Beautiful scenery on the way to the Ramsey Cascades, with the reward of the stunning waterfall at the end! This trail is in the Greenbrier area of the park. While researching...  more »
  • Hard hike, especially the second half, but the view at the end is absolutely worth it! One of my favorite hikes in the smokies. Would love to do it again. Note that it's a little difficult to get to.....  more »

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