Cataract Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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#7 of 13 in Nature in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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  • My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our walk in the woods after our visitor center visit to see Cataract Falls  more »
  • Nice walk, on marked path, wide stone footing with pretty scenery. Quick round trip but the falls were a bit disappointing even though they are nice to view, the “falls” were a dribble.  more »
  • This was my first experience going to a waterfall and I highly recommend and enjoyed it. It isn't a bad walk/hike and the rewards are endless. it is so beautiful and a must do!  more »
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  • Great short walk to a rewarding view. Path well marked and maintained. Kids were very interested and enjoyed the placards talking about different trees and wildlife. About 20 minute walk with 3 kids. Very enjoyable
  • Very easy trail to see this one of many waterfalls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park that was so very crowded on a beautiful Spring day. Not many wildflowers blooming in 1st weekend of April. Only downside was 4 people who couldn't control their dogs. Not trained to sit on command, barking and pulling at their leash. This brought out the park ranger due to complaints by folks of vicious dogs.
  • Just a quick hike to a small waterfall. Great for families with small children or anyone who can't make a long trek. Beautiful spot for family photos or just relaxing.
  • Short walk to the falls, would be more beautiful if there weren’t so many tourists. Every picture in here doesn’t show 100 tourists standing right in front of the falls 🙄
  • very quick short hike. don't blink. nice small falls
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