Bald River Falls, Tellico Plains

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  • We visited today and we're glad we did. It takes a wile to get to and the road is all switch back turns. We were lucky enough to get one of the few parking spots. You can see the falls from the bridge...  more »
  • Ever changing , your experience depends on recent rainfall. Always lovely , a beautiful drive up the mountain ,along the river. Right time of year and you'll see rhodadendrum and mountain laurel along...  more »
  • Since I live in the general area, I have been to Bald River Falls many times. I enjoy just standing there and watching the water tumble down. It is a place to let the stresses of the day just peal awa...  more »
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  • We visited the falls at 8 am the Friday before Labor Day and had the entire place to ourselves, just the way we like it. The falls were gorgeous! There’s a pretty good sized parking area on the right just past the falls, so we parked and got out to explore some. The trail up past the parking area leads to the top of the falls and it’s spectacular. Rocky, somewhat slick trip up there but it’s worth it!
  • Absolutely gorgeous location as it is definitely one of the nicer falls that we have visited in the North Carolina / Tennessee border area. There is very limited parking on the site and no bathrooms either. Definitely bring your bathing suits and go down into the water and enjoy. The water temperature is "balmy", yet invigorating.
  • Breathtaking location. If you haven't visit, this is a must. I enjoyed getting in the water and it was not as cold as I thought. Couldn't help myself and climb the falls midway-will climb to the top next time. It is a perfect place to have a picnic. However, there is a small parking area and no park rangers there.
  • Definitely Gods country. Worth the drive. Theres upper and lower falls, that over the past 30 years and in any season its still in the rain, sunshine. Spring and of course FALL COLORS. Now for you newbies this is perfect. Remember that the shiny slippery looking stone or rock your about to step on is as slippery as it looks. Please be careful. Remember line crossing kills. Stay in ur lane you have plenty of time.
  • This is a beautiful waterfall and the journey along River Road is amazing. It may be the best senic road in Tennessee. There were some trails around the waterfall but we didn't have time to explore them.

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