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Abrams Falls - Great Smoky Mountains

Distance: 5 miles round trip
Difficulty: Moderate
Longitude: 35 36.499'N
Latitude: 83 52.783'W

Abrams Falls is one of the most popular waterfall hikes in the Smoky Mountains. Expect crowds on weekends and holidays.

The trail parallels Abrams Creek for much of the distance to the falls. Abrams Creek is a popular fishing destination for locals.

Trailhead: The Abrams Falls trailhead is located near the back of the Cades Cove one-way loop road. Turn right on the gravel road after crossing the wooden bridge near marker 10. Drive to the end of this road where you will find a large gravel parking area and a restroom.


The trail begins at the small foot bridge that crosses the creek. After crossing the creek, take the trail to the left.
Abrams Falls - 2.7 miles, one way.

Other waterfalls in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park include Laurel falls, Cataract falls, Miegs falls, and Grotto falls.

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