Leave Only Your Footprints. The scene from Grotto Falls after a February morning snow fall in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From Dec. to mid-March, the trail begins at the Rainbow Falls Trailhead (6 miles r/t). Rest of the year, you can begin at Trillium Gap Trailhead for a 2.6-mile hike.

Grotto Falls

   Gatlinburg, TN

2.6 mi 4.2 km
515 ft 157 m
-516 ft -157 m

“One of the few waterfalls you can hike behind in the Smokies.”
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