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The Sinks

Little River Rd, 11.7 Miles from Sugarland Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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This is NOT A SWIMMING HOLE or a great place to dive. It is however, beautiful

First, let me say, this area is beautiful. Has nice trails around the area and the water is a... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
LisaDawn16
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Clinton, Tennessee
Best day of the trip

This was an awesome day. A little bit of history on how this place was created and it created a... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Lisa H
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Little River Rd, 11.7 Miles from Sugarland Visitor Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

First, let me say, this area is beautiful. Has nice trails around the area and the water is a wonderful sight to behold. It is a nice place to stop and see this nice waterfall created by the logging company in an attempt to remove...More

Thank LisaDawn16
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This was an awesome day. A little bit of history on how this place was created and it created a great swimming hole for generations later. Bring your fly rod and get a little bit of fishing in too. There are also a ton of...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped on the way to Townsend.Don't drive too fast the stop is along A curve. But it is worth it,the falls overlook a small bridge. The falls cascade over a series of rocks. We had visited many falls in the area,for some reason we...More

Thank Jgeptp
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The Sinks are one of the most unique and dangerous places in our Nat'l Park. I own a hiking guide and shuttle service owner, (Hike The Smokys. Com) so I'm in the Park often. As a local, I often watch the TN Nat'l Guard blackhawk...More

3  Thank HikerGuideSteve
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Limited parking but if you can get in it is well worth it. You can also swim there if you want. Not for small kids though

Thank fmattship
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This area is referred to as 'The Sinks' because of it's beautiful pools and natural waterfalls. The parking area is very small so plan on going early to get a spot. It is a popular spot for picnicking and photography . The 7 mile trail...More

Thank Cinda10
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great thundering water and lovely views are here every times we're here. It's a great spot to stroll around and explore. Rock can be tricky so be very careful.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Be sure to read the info about The Sinks. Relaxing to listen to the water. Good stop when you are in the area.

Thank gramkim
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Good view of the water! Limited parking. It is worth the look if it's not busy and congested. There are signs warning people not to swim as the current is strong for even the most experienced swimmers.

1  Thank MamaB126
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This is a nice stop on the left hand side of the road on the way to Cade's Cove. It is a very short walk to where you can view the falls and pools. Thirty years ago you could swim here but there are signs...More

Thank Nancy M
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Micki0404
24 July 2016|
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Response from MaryCG910 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can bring dogs into the park but I'm not certain.
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rhoebbel
12 July 2016|
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Response from MaryCG910 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay! You can drive up to the Sinks and he could probably see it that way. It is not necessary to hike down the rocks to see it.
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Richard P
21 June 2016|
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Yes, people have died here!
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