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Gorgeous Falls

These are gorgeous falls. Just to get to the top of the Falls is a short hike about one half mile... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
978michaell
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Well-traveled Trails

This is a popular hiking trail with three sections of waterfalls. The paths are well-marked and... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Kim W
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Matthews, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These are gorgeous falls. Just to get to the top of the Falls is a short hike about one half mile with about the equivalent of seven flights of stairs spread out over a short distance. The stairs are rugged, but it would really be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

We had hiked down to the first viewing area and were rather disappointed because it was at the top of the fall and a pretty good hike down to the next level. We did the Whitewater Falls prior and on the toughest of the two...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SINROSSCO
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is a popular hiking trail with three sections of waterfalls. The paths are well-marked and well-traveled by lots of tourists. It's worth the trip, but not as spectacular as some of the others. If you're looking for something away from the rest of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kim W
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Drive for a short time on dirt road to parking lot. Hike to first overlook of the falls is pretty easy and well marked. If you want a more spectacular view hike to second overlook downhill. We did not go to the bottom overlook.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TravelTN33
Reviewed 22 July 2018

From Highlands, NC take NC 106 toward Dillard, GA. About 3 miles, you will see National Forest sign for Glenn Falls. You will drive on a gravel National Forest road to the Glenn Falls parking area. There is ample parking. The 1 mile falls trail...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This water fall has a hike to it the first look out is easy to get too but only looks over the top of the fall nice but not spectacular look, the second look out is totally worth the look but can be tiresome to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Beth W
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This Falls is truly a very uniquely beautiful Falls that is well worth the hike! The great thing about this is that you can hike just a little or a lot, depending on what your energy and ability level is! They have 3 different landings...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank lisamm377
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I have been to this water fall once and it was a nice quiet hike that I did once alone. There are different points along the trail to stop and see different views and levels of Glen falls. I did not go to the top...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Short hike, clearly marked, highly recommend! Small parking area. If your in highland or cashier this is so worth the stop!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Tami O
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This is the last waterfall we visited while staying in Franklin and we are glad we did , for us in our late 50's is kind of a hard hike but worth the effort and the time . this waterfall is really three separate falls...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank burgosa631
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Candace U
27 December 2016|
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Response from flg8trmdmom | Reviewed this property |
A nice walk along the edge of the falls. Stay on trail and everyone should be fine. It is downhill and less than a half mile. Anyone in moderately good health should be able to traverse this hike down and back up. Our... More
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WoodstockR56
14 October 2016|
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Response from 58DavidAthens | Reviewed this property |
Room for probably 20-25 vehicles in a gravel/dirt lot at the trailhead. It is a beautiful hike. Be aware that it is downhill going in and uphill all the way back out.
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bryanw314
14 August 2015|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but on a leash. We take our 2 dogs everywhere with us. Most trails, whether federal or state park allow dogs on a leash. Please be kind to the other hikers and the forest animals by remembering to bring poop bags to... More
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