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Great day hike

My family of 5 (14, 12, 10 y/o children) thoroughly enjoyed the hike in from Beech Bottoms trail... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
surroundedbyboys
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Atlanta
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LONG trail, but worth the hike!!!

There are several trails leading to Jack's River Falls and our hiking crew decided on the Beech... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Papa-Ratzi
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Atlanta
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

My family of 5 (14, 12, 10 y/o children) thoroughly enjoyed the hike in from Beech Bottoms trail. The trail itself was not difficult and the length proved just challenging enough for our 10 year old daughter. It was clear that the trail was newly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank surroundedbyboys
Reviewed 28 September 2018

There are several trails leading to Jack's River Falls and our hiking crew decided on the Beech Bottom Trail on 9/23/2018. This trail had been closed due to storm damage that occurred on July 21st, 2018, but recently reopened on Saturday 9/22/2018. It is one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Papa-Ratzi
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We had a fantastic hike right before the July storms, we were able to go swimming and hiked all day! We were able to complete at least 9 miles there and back in, be prepared foe bugs and sun!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth Y
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Loles and then turned around. vely falls with a nice 1/2 mile hike to get to it. We continued on the trail another few miles. The only reason i did not give it a 5 is there is poor marking for where it is and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank h0neylady
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The hike into Jack's River is an adventure in itself. The water is cold and you will fork the creek numerous times before you get to the falls. There are other areas I had rather camp in due to too many people using a small...More

Date of experience: May 2016
6  Thank butchjones459
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are new to the area. We hiked the Beech Bottoms/Jacks River hike from Dally Gap. We followed the trail which crossed through Jacks River but it was cold (it's January) and deepish (at least 2 ft where we crossed)! We took...More

Date of experience: January 2017
13  Thank LinzRada
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend hiked the Jacks River Trail, but we did it as a round trip type of hike. We started at the other end of the trail and hiked to the falls and then back out the way we came. Be prepared that...More

Date of experience: September 2016
6  Thank matt d
Reviewed 7 September 2016

a good place for a full day hike.about 6 miles one-way.nice sloping wide trail.easy to stay on trail.take a lunch and plenty of water. very scenic two tier waterfall.

Date of experience: October 2015
6  Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I traveled the Pennitary trail to Jack River Falls in August for our Anniversary trip. This trail starts at the Dally Gap it's about 5.4 miles till you reach Jacks River. The scenery is fantastic and the trail opens up to a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
7  Thank AdventureTeam2
Reviewed 6 January 2016

The falls are beautiful, but they're not easily accessible by car. You can hike in our ride in on horseback, but there's no road for cars. We went in from the Chatsworth side, but you can also hike in from the Watson's Gap / Cohutta...More

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank GrundfosPumpGuy
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