Nature Photography

Hiking Spruce Flats Falls

Located in the Tremont section of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, near Cades Cove in Tennessee, the scenic Spruce Flats Falls stands 30-feet tall and can be enjoyed by hiking a moderately difficult trail measuring two miles out and back.

There are several changes in elevation and rocky areas to traverse along the well-marked trail, so good hiking shoes are a must. Bears are sometimes present, though less so than crowds of people – it’s a popular spot to visit, so arrive early if you’d like to enjoy the area in a tranquil setting.

Presently, due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the park office and restroom remain closed. So too is the parking area, though a gravel lot directly across the bridge is convenient. Also, the plunge pool beneath the falls provides a nice spot to cool off – great for kids!


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14 comments on “Hiking Spruce Flats Falls

  1. Truly beautiful photographs.Thanks for Sharing.🌹👍🙏

  2. Nature is really wonderful 🌹

  3. Good job keep up with the good work.

  4. Absolutely stunning photos and video, I wish I was there!

  5. Stunning picture and video, Phil

  6. What type of flowers are those?

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