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Address: West Deep Creek Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
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Short, easy walk; nice view

Wide, gravel road to walk to the falls (two other falls in the immediate area). No pets (several people did not realize this). Nice falls coming into the river with areas to sit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
Travis M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wide, gravel road to walk to the falls (two other falls in the immediate area). No pets (several people did not realize this). Nice falls coming into the river with areas to sit and enter the river.

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Seneca, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We visited several of these falls, all within about 4 miles of Bryson City where we were staying. We went for a long walk in the morning, and felt like a much shorter one in the afternoon, and these waterfalls were the perfect choice. Of the three that are on these well marked trails, this was our favorite by far.... More 

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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice little hike. There's benches to sit and look at the falls. Very nice. Clear water and relaxing sound.

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Thank jporter704
Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

If you read my previous review of Juney Whank, you'll know I'm fluffy and out of shape. Well, we had just completed Juney Whank and decided since we were there, we'd do Tom Branch and Indian Creek Falls. The walk was flat and wide, enough room for a small truck. There is a nice seating area across from the falls... More 

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Emporia, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very easy hike to the falls and you get to see people tubing along the way. Worth the hike to see the falls!

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Tom Branch Falls is the easiest of three waterfalls in the Deep Creek area of the Smoky Mountains National Park. While there was not much water flowing down the falls the day I went, it's still a short and pleasurable hike on a wide and mostly flat trail. It's an unusual setting as the falls spill into Deep Creek. On... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went hiking first to see falls, then proceeded to rent tubes. So much fun! One of the highlights of our trip!!!!

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Thank DempsL
Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

This waterfall is a short easy hike from the parking lot. The falls are just beautiful!! Highly recommend if you are in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Not far from the parking lot, these falls are on the Deep Creek Trail, on other side of the Deep Creek and not to be missed.

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Tyler, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

My wife and I have hiked to this waterfall a couple of times and it has never looked like the pictures! It is a very easy hike to get to and it is a very beautiful hike. I'm sure during a really wet season this waterfall would be beautiful, unfortunately I've never seen it that way. Compared to other waterfalls... More 

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