Hike to the Ramsey Cascades

Ramsey Cascades Trailhead

Distance

8 Miles

Elevation Gain

2190 Feet

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Joshua Contois

Forest
Scenic
Waterfall

Hike to one of the tallest waterfalls in the park (100 ft) on a challenging trail through old-growth forest.

This multi-tiered waterfall is known as the tallest in the park – a worthwhile reward for the steep and sometimes tricky terrain you'll face on the way up.

The popular route to the falls also passes through an impressive old-growth forest, which apparently boasts some of the tallest trees in the park. You will also see smaller waterfalls and pools along the way.

Keep in mind that about 2 miles into the hike, you will need to pass over a fairly long, narrow footbridge. Also please remember that climbing is prohibited on the rocks around the falls.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

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Difficult but worth it

Not the easiest trail but it is very scenic and the waterfall is definitely worth it

Distance

8 Miles

Elevation Gain

2190 Feet

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Joshua Contois

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