Mingo Falls

Where: Mingo Falls, near Cherokee Activity: Short hike Distance: 0.2 miles (0.4 round trip) Mingo Falls is a 120 foot waterfall, just 15 minutes north of Cherokee off of Big Cove Rd. Although the trail says the falls are 0.4 miles from the trailhead, the falls were actually only about 0.2 miles from the small parking lot, making […]

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Deep Creek Loop

Type of Adventure: Hiking Total Distance Hiked: 4.7 miles Location: Deep Creek, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (just outside of Bryson City) Parking:  35.464266, -83.434574 If you like mountain creeks, waterfalls and hiking, you have to visit Deep Creek in the Great Smoky Mountain Wilderness just outside of Bryson City. For this particular trip, I had a few […]

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Soco Falls

Type of Adventure: Hiking (very short) Total Distance Hiked: 0.1 mile Those in Attendance:  Evan Grady, Travis Auman Location: US Hwy 19, Maggie Valley Parking:  35.492819, -83.169711 This is a must see if you are in the area, and I guarantee this easily accessible waterfall will exceed your expectations. Soco Falls is a 30′ double waterfall along US […]

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