Rainbow Falls Trail

HARD 261 reviews

Rainbow Falls Trail is a 5.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gatlinburg, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

5.5 miles 1686 feet Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

no dogs

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8 days ago

great hike, not that tough.

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9 days ago

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16 days ago

Awesome hike we did over the summer. Felt really accomplished when we made it to the top

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1 month ago

this was a rigorous but challenging hike. loved it!

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1 month ago

Great hike. Went really early and only a few people on the trail. Walk back was a breeze.

1 month ago

Black bear at the trail head, just a few feet off the trail. Saw glimplses of 2 others along the way. Falls are beautiful, everyone seemed to be ignoring the signs not to climb up under them.

hiking
2 months ago

Very nice hike, the falls makes it with it!

backpacking
3 months ago

My nephew and I attempted this trail on the way to Mt Loconte but turned around just past the Falls when it got to late and temp dropped. Very tough with a Osprey 65L pack and it didnt help we got to the trail head late.

3 months ago

Hard

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3 months ago

Moderate hike but the falls make it worthwhile--awesome hike.

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3 months ago