Juney Whank Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
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  • This was a great hike. Not too taxing...beautiful scenery. Love nature..it was perfect weather! We hiked the day before...very difficult, but this one was great. 
  • on our way UP, we came upon a young deer only about 3 ft from us. It let us take several photos while it's mom watched from a distance. They have built a bridge that crosses right in front of the fall...  read more »
  • First, let me tell you I am in my mid 40s and tubby...well, fat actually. I am actually fairly active, but since I live in Florida I'm not much for vertical climbing. We went very early in the morning...  read more »
  • Located less than a half-mile outside of Deep Creek Campground lies Juney Whank Falls. This is a set of two waterfalls, really: an upper and lower section. Water plunges about ninety feet from the side of the mountain, then continues its trip down to Deep Creek. The falls are likely named for Junaluska Whank, who is thought to be buried somewhere in the Deep Creek area (I've not seen any evidence of this, but that is the speculation). The round trip is less than one mile, and it isn't very steep. I consider it an easy trail, but it is rated moderately difficult. the falls alone are worth the walk.
  • The climb was a bit steep at times but not too long. Tolerable for an out of shape 50 something.
  • Small waterfall but still beautiful and peaceful. Short and easy walk.
  • Easy hike to a beautiful waterfall
  • Nice trails, just beautiful!
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