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Distance

3.1 miles

Trail Type

Out & Back

Trail Difficulty

Moderate

Δ Elevation (FT)

~950 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Great Smoky Mountain National Park Topo Map

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Baskins Creek Falls Trail

TennesseeNorth Carolina | Great Smoky Mountains

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Notes

Baskins Creek Falls Trail is a moderate kid friendly day hike in Great Smoky Mountains National Park that leads to a beautiful waterfall. The falls tumbles about 40 ft. tall and is not nearly as popular as other waterfall hikes in the park, making this hike a great choice to beat the crowds. There is plenty of camping available in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

History

Baskins Creek Falls is named after a hunter who lived in the area name Bearskin Joe. Over the course of time the vernacular evolved into Baskins.

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Contact: Great Smoky Mountains National Park 107 Park Headquarters Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738

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