The Sinks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

4.8
#12 of 25 in Outdoors in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Outdoor Activity · Hidden Gem
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  • This is a great place to swim, relax and even hike. There is a hiking trail located here. The water is always cold and rushing and deep! The place is beautiful!  more »
  • This is an AWESOME swimming spot! Very fun. It was my first time cliff jumping and was honestly a blast. Be prepared as the water is freezing! I would also recommend wearing water shoes if you have....  more »
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  • 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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