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Mingo Falls

Big Cove Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, NC
+1 865-430-1613
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One of the prettiest falls we’ve seen!

We loved walking up the steps to the falls! Breathtaking!! And our 7 yr old boys loved counting the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nevada J
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A quick trek pays off

Beautiful view of the falls from close. You can play a bit with water which is usually cold... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
syedfarrukhn
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“short hike” (75 reviews)
“worth the climb” (57 reviews)
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Big Cove Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, NC
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+1 865-430-1613
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved walking up the steps to the falls! Breathtaking!! And our 7 yr old boys loved counting the steps all the way up to the top.

Thank Nevada J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful view of the falls from close. You can play a bit with water which is usually cold. Pictures turn out very good.

Thank syedfarrukhn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay it’s a short distance to the falls but you’re climbing stairs the entire way up. But it’s worth it! Just take your time and stop as often as you need.

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, the stairs to reach this waterfall look quite intimidating but just know once you reach the top of them you are almost there. I'm so glad we made this stop. The Falls were gorgeous. The Falls are very close to Cherokee and are just...More

Thank bigthicket
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small gravel parking lot is adequate, then there's the 166 steps (wood/cement) up to the falls. Steps are wide & sturdy - no issues there - and while it's not a huge effort to get up there, it does take a little work. But it's...More

Thank cricketman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful falls, lots of steps (160) to get there but you can take your time and there is a bench half way up if you need You should definitely make a quick stop here is you are in the area- you won't be disappointed!

Thank KPettit131
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mingo Falls was amazing!!! The trip up was short but hard if you are not in Shape. It was 160 steps going up and it was worth it. The water fall was beautiful and the girls loved that they were able to climb down and...More

Thank gnc1231
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively easy to get to, but steps are awkward in a few spots. The falls were impressive definite must see when your in the area

Thank Brent S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful falls, takes quite a few steps to get to the falls. Was raining the day we went but still well worth it. Breath taking!

Thank lrpmatthews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This .4 mile hike is well worth the time and bit of effort. There are 161 steps. The falls were especially spectacular this week due to heavy rains earlier in the week. I suspect it is a lovely hike in the spring when flowers bloom.

Thank L2421BUjohnm
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Ken M
22 September 2017|
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Response from bwdcougar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you climb up to the falls off trail.
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Brittney B
5 June 2017|
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Response from HaDa2000 | Reviewed this property |
no one will stop you, you play at your own risk.
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Zuolin C
30 May 2017|
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Response from SwissyFaye | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I tried to edit... My response was to read, Go, Hike... not go home😊
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