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Laurel Falls

Little River Road, Gatlinburg, TN, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738
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Peaceful morning walk

Go early! We arrived for our walk at 8:15 and we were done by 9:30. It was getting extremely... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
barbarakbauer
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Sylvania, Ohio
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A Walk in Solitude

As others have noted, it pays to be early to get to the trailhead for Laurel Falls. Parking is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ljtraveler_11
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Lake Jackson, Texas
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“paved trail” (100 reviews)
“easy hike” (114 reviews)
“steep drop offs” (50 reviews)
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Little River Road, Gatlinburg, TN, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN 37738
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Go early! We arrived for our walk at 8:15 and we were done by 9:30. It was getting extremely crowded at that time. The trail is paved which is nice. The waterfall is very pretty but I think I might like the views of the...More

Thank barbarakbauer
Reviewed 4 days ago

As others have noted, it pays to be early to get to the trailhead for Laurel Falls. Parking is limited and by the time we returned from the falls, the parking area was bursting at the seams. This is a nice, relatively easy walk on...More

Thank ljtraveler_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy hike with beautiful views. Had a 6 year old who did the hike no problem. Strollers not allowed. Pets not allowed.

Thank Hsquared01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is an easy hike of about 40 minutes a distance of 1.3 miles each way You will enjoy the hike and nature but would not recommend strollers Water Fall is hardly to talk about

Thank sorabh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike to the falls was amazing with so many views of the Smokies and of being able to see where the forest fires went through but also how it is recovering. watch your step in some spots very steep and narrow path. only thing...More

Thank darcgr386
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with my husband's parents on this short easy hike - they loved it! We have done this one before but wanted to take them here since it was an easy trail. We see people of all ages on this trail and it is...More

Thank higginshouse17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to take the hike to this waterfall since it was only slightly > than one mile and only moderate difficult (we're not exactly hikers). It was beautiful! We recommend going earlier in the morning (we started at 9am) as it...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I chose this moderate 2.6 mile round trip hike to the falls because it was listed as a fairly easy hike with paved path and easy to moderate incline. We did take our time as we are in our senior years and...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would say this is a moderate trail and that is because one needs to be in shape. It is a paved trail but steep and narrow in places. The Falls themselves are worth the trek and provide great photo ops.

Thank Susie/Tenn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I asked the park ranger for a fairly easy trail and he recommended laurel falls. 1.3 miles up and back for a total of 2.6 miles. It was a fairly easy trail. Going up it was a little harder because of the...More

Thank Detrie B
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Don D
24 September 2017|
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Response from arielrayy3 | Reviewed this property |
No we went to laurel falls we have a picture standing in front of the sign with our family we passed by several times back to our cabin that's why we decided to go we never seen anything called cataract falls.
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SDPURSIFULL
13 July 2015|
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Response from 4knots | Reviewed this property |
At the summit there is a pool at the bottom of the falls.
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