Ramsey Cascades, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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#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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  • This was our first time hiking to the cascade. We have two kids age 8 and 12 and we are very active family. This was a challenging hiking but so rewarding. We had no issues getting there. It is very.....  more »
  • This was my favorite hike in the smokies. The pictures on line did not do this hike justice. Almost the entire hike is along side a small river/stream with many fantastic river crossings and views of....  more »

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