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Overview

Abrams Falls is a beautiful 20-foot waterfall that provides a great opportunity for swimming in the 100-foot wide swimming hole at the bottom of the falls. It's a great opportunity to cool off after the 2.5-mile hike, before returning to the parking lot from which you came. This gem is especially beautiful during the summer months, so try to visit it then.

Half-Day Hike: From the Cades Cove Abrams Creek Parking area, hike 2.5 miles to the falls.

Family Friendly: It's an easy hike with a beautiful waterfall and creek where the children can play in the water. While the waterfall can be dangerous if climbed, the swimming hole at the bottom is great.

Gem Type: Waterfall

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David Hitchcock
Third leading cause of death in the GSMNP is drowning Oct 27, 2017

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Oct 31, 2017
Hiro Takahashi
歩きやすし
Oct 30, 2017
Connie Hitt
Oct 20, 2017
Chris Pollock
We were here! Great views of the falls and lots of area to explore.
Oct 10, 2017
Anastasia Beaverhausen
Easy hike if you're a hiker. Not sure it was worth the day of driving from Cherokee on Cades Cove loop (painfully slow).
Sep 29, 2017
Christine Lynne
Aug 20, 2017
Chris McCloud
Visited as part of trip to BRP & GSM 2017 (day 1 at GSM). Beautiful falls, much less crowded than Laurel Falls was.
Aug 18, 2017
Chad Norkus
Great time swimming at the falls.
Jul 29, 2017
Naomi C
First National Park! Honeymoon style! No stamp yet

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