Hike Grotto Falls Trail

Tennessee Trillium Gap Trailhead

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Walk behind a 25-foot waterfall, and spot plentiful wildflowers during the spring.

This is an intermediate hike along Trillium Gap Trail. There are four stream crossings on your way to the falls, as you hike through an idyll, often wildflower-sprinkled landscape. Late spring is best for catching blooms. Once at the waterfall, you can walk behind the cascade of water.

This is a popular hike, so make sure to arrive early. In winter, you will need to access this hike via the Rainbow Falls Trailhead, which adds another 3.4 miles to this hike.

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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2 months ago

Excellent

This is a great, easy hike. I hiked this trail with my wife and 2 kids (7 and 3). It is a beautiful waterfall and well worth the hike.

2 months ago

4 months ago

This is an easy hike to a gorgeous waterfall that you can walk behind. Since it's so scenic and easy it draws the crowds, so try to arrive at the trailhead early in the morning.

4 months ago

over 1 year ago

Beautiful Falls

I do this hike at least ten times a year!! It's my favorite quick hike!

over 1 year ago

Added by Seth Berry

A nature and travel photographer from South Carolina. Exploring the great outdoors, capturing stunning and breathtaking photos, and inspiring people through photography is my passion. View my work at www.SethBerryPhotography.com

Activities:

Photography, Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

2.6 Miles

Elev. Gain:

585 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Forest
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers

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