Hike the Juney Whank Falls Loop

North Carolina Deep Creek Trailhead

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Juney Whank Falls in Great Smoky National Park is made of two tiers. These two falls drop for a total of 90 feet.  

Starting at the Deep Creek Trailhead, take a short walk until the trail meets up with Juney Whank Falls Trail. From here, hang a left and head onto the Juney Whank Falls Trail. Once you've reached the falls, continue the loop to get back to the trailhead. 

The falls are said to be named after Mr. Junaluska "Juney" Whank who is believed to be buried in the area. 

Please no dogs on this trail. 

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  • Hiking Shoes
  • Water
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Activities:

Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

0.8 Miles

Elev. Gain:

150 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall

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12 days ago

Short Easy Hike

Short easy hike to a very pretty waterfall.

12 days ago

Added by Joshua Contois

Park Ranger currently working for Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Restless by nature, Josh has traveled across the American west in search of new adventures. When not out exploring new trails or sleeping under the stars, you can find him in your local brewery.

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