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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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Mar 30, 2019
Michael Hope
Beautiful day in the cove.
Mar 17, 2019
John Chambers
Great hike!!
Mar 9, 2019
Aaron Currin
Dec 1, 2018
Ronald Griswell
The halfway point puts you at a peak where you can see the horse shoe bend in the river. If you’re taking your time, it’s an hour trip to this poin…
Oct 21, 2018
Elizabeth Wright
Oct 1, 2018
Jennifer Wicker
Beautiful falls with a pool at the bottom. Plenty of rocks for a picnic.
Aug 20, 2018
Brian Heath
Aug 3, 2018
Cory Beard
5.1 miles 5 hrs

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