The Sinks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

#12 of 26 in Outdoors in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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  • The Sinks, located on Little River Road is a great stop to see rushing waters. If traveling from Sugarlands Visitor Center, the Sinks are two miles west of the junction of Little River Road and Wear....  more »
  • Another one of those areas while driving to or from Cades Cove that is worth a stop. There is a nice parking area that does fill up quickly but you need to stop and take in the power of the water...  more »
  • This place is one of the only falls we visited that we were able to swim at. It's very cold, even here in the beginning of August. There are plenty of rocks to admire and jump off of, although caution must be used. There are signs up advising to use caution. It's right off of the main road. It's a very small hike down to a safe pool below the falls.
  • Interesting waterfall that you can admire from a distance. The rock formations do not really accommodate an up close look. You can swim and jump off a rock ledge right after the waterfall, but you should make sure you are a strong swimmer.

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