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Hen Wallow Water Falls

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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One of Our Favorite Hikes

We stumbled across this hike in a brochure and due to its relatively short distance and promising... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hayden, Alabama
via mobile
If you havent been to Cosby area

This is only section of GSMNP I haven't been. Be careful on rte 321. there are revenue... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Tyrone, Georgia
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“quiet hike” (4 reviews)
“picnic area” (8 reviews)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this hike in a brochure and due to its relatively short distance and promising scenery (who doesn't love a good waterfall hike?) We knew we had to check it out. Being it was the end of December and around 20 degrees the...More

Thank Kayla2019
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is only section of GSMNP I haven't been. Be careful on rte 321. there are revenue collectors(cops) writing tickets... A LOT. Trail has a lot of rocks is some sections. Mostly uphill with a few bad climbs. Waterfall itself could have more volume. And...More

Thank faithnglory
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Stayed at a cabin close by and hiked trails. This was especially beautiful and worth the time taken to get there.

Thank David M
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a nice "off the beaten path" hike to get away from the crowds right in the Smoky Mountains. The Cosby Campground is nearby, so you may run into a few groups of hikers but it's still an overall quiet hike. We started the...More

Thank Christie Y
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Our family (mom, dad, two 17-year old boys and an 11 year old boy) chose Hen Wallow based on difficulty (moderate), proximity to our cabin and the cute name. The hike itself was mostly in the woods, sometimes kind of overgrown (from lack of use?),...More

Thank Mulchmama
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I've been to this Fall twice. Both times, I've really enjoyed the 4.2 mile (round trip) adventure. I like the wide easy trail way that leads to the falls. It's a great place to picnic by the falls with friends.

Thank 4ginad
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The moderate hike is tough. Lots of roots/rocks and steep inclines. Drove from Pigeon Forge area and GPS took us on a terrible drive (use map and basic instincts). When we found it there were not a lot of people and it was very quite...More

1  Thank sdhigbee
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We hiked this with our 3 year old. The hike was more challenging than I was expecting with the inclines and rooty trail. The falls were pretty but the mosquitoes were pretty bad so bring bug spray. Good place to eat a picnic and enjoy...More

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We didn't make it all the way to the falls but the mile we did make was great! We went with a 5 year old and a 2 year old and I have heart issues' other wise we would have made it the whole way....More

Thank Tiffany B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Went on a Tuesday morning in May at about 10:00AM. Only passed one other group on the way there and we had the falls to ourselves. On the way back, there were many more people. I would get there early for privacy and would imagine...More

1  Thank jeanna85
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