Benton Falls Trail

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Benton Falls Trail is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Reliance, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
337 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

whitewater kayaking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

blowdown

old growth

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Nice easy trail, fun for all. It is an open trail for Mountain Bikes and Hikers, so watch out. Waterfall does depend on rain. Can get a little crowded at times, but still worth the look.

1 month ago

Unfortunately it didn't rain so much within the week so it led to a disappointing view at the end. However, lots of visitor pictures suggest that a visit after a good down pour within the days leading up to your visit will create a spectacular waterfall! The hike was not bad, but like I said, it would have been nice to see a waterfall and not a trickle.

1 month ago

Very busy trail

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2 months ago

My first waterfalls hike and it was wonderful.

2 months ago

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2 months ago

Not the prettiest trail and you certainly won't find any peace and quiet on it. It is heavily trafficked with screaming kids. I had the pleasure of having a group of teens not far behind me talking at the top of their lungs, being obnoxious, belching, etc. Fortunately, this trail connects with many others if you keep going, so you can find some peace and quiet. The falls themselves are beautiful, though.

2 months ago

The waterfall makes the not-so-scenic trail worth it.