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Bald River Falls, Tellico Plains

#19 of 104 in Nature in Tennessee
Waterfall Nature / Park
Bald River Falls is located in Tellico Plains. A visit to Bald River Falls represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Tellico Plains tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Only a couple hours from Knoxville and an excellent falls for people with travel or mobility restrictions. On the beautiful Tellico river. Easily found and paved all the way to it. Take a picnic and m...  more »
  • If you're near Monroe County, a beautiful trip would include stopping at Bald River Falls (right by the road), then less than a half mile further to Baby Falls (includes a parking area and restroom), ...  more »
  • Enjoyed our drive along the skyway. Discovered the falls about 12 miles in. A nice parking area and bridge to observe from. Wear good shoes if you plan on hiking or climbing the falls.  more »
  • Beautiful waterfall! The area was busy but not very crowded. We hiked part of the Bald River Falls trail which originates at the end of the parking area. It stays close to the river and there are lovely views as you progress up the mountain.
  • Went yesterday with my family. We all agreed unanimously that it was so beautiful and priceless. The scream out of the children's mouths when they cut their first glimpse was priceless and I am so glad and thankful that in the world today, they can still enjoy all that nature has to offer and see that there is so much beauty.
  • It's very fun to play in. The views are great and, there are good hiking trails.
  • Absolutely amazing pictures. Swimming is FANTASTIC when temps are at or near 100. There is something about swimming in the water fresh out of the mountains. Take a small car for the road out and parking. No modern style bathrooms out there.
  • Wonderful little waterfall when there has been plenty of rain for the season. Even during the dry months or droughts, it still looks pretty. Some great primitive campgrounds on North River Road just to the north/west a few miles down the road.

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