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Address: West Deep Creek Road, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC
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This waterfall is easy access from the Deep Creek parking/picnic area & campground. It is visible from the Indian Creek trail. I trail ride in this area frequently & you can have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This waterfall is easy access from the Deep Creek parking/picnic area & campground. It is visible from the Indian Creek trail. I trail ride in this area frequently & you can have your picture taken on your horse with the waterfall in the background...a rare opportunity for equestrians.

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Old Forge, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A nice loop hike of three waterfalls. Easy hike. Option to hike/bike/horseback. The site is also easy to find. If you are looking for a more strenuous hike, then this site is not for you.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The walk to this falls is a nice walk. Not a lot of incline, a wide gravel road, and scenery on the way (you will pass another falls on the way). Worth the walk to go see. Make sure you continue past the first bridge, take the right trail when it forks (there is a sign) and the steps down... More 

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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This was just off a very wide, easily accessed trail. The area at the bottom of the falls was almost inviting for a quick swim.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Deep Creek several times in Mid August while staying in Bryson City. The weekends are very busy with hikers and tubers which makes parking a challenge. During the week the crowds are lighter making parking is much easier. The main trail to hike to Indian Creek falls goes along Deep Creek. This is wide and mostly level. The... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Indian Creek falls was my favorite of the 3 waterfalls on the Deep Creek Trail at Smoky Mountains National Park. We enjoyed Tom Branch Falls on the way these falls but this one is wider and has more water flow than Tom Branch Falls or Juney Whank Falls. The Park Service does a great job maintaining the park and the... More 

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Brandon, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit. Came in blind. Loved it. Great camping/tent location with walking access to excellent tubing river that has an 80 ft waterfall nearby. The access road coming in from Bryson City, NC has multiple camper locations, rental cabins and even a few inn rentals, plus multiple businesses that rent tubes for floating. Restrooms and changing rooms... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Indian creek falls is one of the three falls in the deep creek trail loop. You have Tom Branch Falls and Juney Whank falls which all come in the loop and it is a cool 45 minutes hike from the starting point to the point where Indian Creek Falls are there. DO NOT MISS THE river tubing activities. Do buy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Another must see waterfall on the Deep Creek Loop. Unless we missed something though it is not marked all that well. Once you pass the Tom Branch Falls you will walk a little over a mile along the creek (the walk is beautiful and there are lots of people who are tubing down the creek). When you reach the point... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

These water falls are the least impressive of the three on this loop hike. More like a tall waterside then waterfall, but nice nonetheless. At the bottom is a nice little wadding area a few people were in. Not sure if they were breaking rules by being in the water, but there were a few. The falls are nice though.

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