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Yellow Creek Falls and Bullet Creek Falls

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Etowah, Tennessee

Yellow Creek Falls and Bullet Creek Falls is a 0.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Etowah, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from March until November.

Length 0.3 mi Elevation gain 131 ft Route type Out & Back
Hiking Nature trips Forest Waterfall Wild flowers Wildlife Muddy Scramble
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Getting There

NOTE: this trail is marked as easy but does require some scrambling.

From HWY 315 (Reliance Road), take Bullet Creek Road northwards. Eventually, Bullet Creek Road will become a gravel road. After driving 0.9 miles on the gravel portion of Bullet Creek Road, you will pass a gravel driveway on the left whose posted address is 705 Bullet Creek Road. Go past the driveway, and you will see a pull-off on the right side of the road to park. After parking, walk back in front of the driveway, and on the right side of the road, you will find a trail going down the ravine into the woods.

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Scott Cavanaugh
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HikingGreat!Scramble

The trailhead can be difficult to find.

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Michael Ogger
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Hiking

difficult for young children

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Jamie Cowley
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Hiking

Should not be listed as easy. Maybe only because of the distance. Could be difficult for young children or the elderly looking for an easy trail. Trail head starts at the tree stump across from the 705 address. Don’t just stop at the first fall you see, you can climb up the fall to another fall. Also a more moderate trail heading down from the first fall to a larger swimming hole with a rope swing.

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Nancy S.
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HikingOver grownScramble

You have to drive a few miles on a dirt road to reach the trail. Drive .1 - .2 miles past where the directions on AllTrails directs you and there are two places to pull off and park. The trailhead is difficult to find as it is overgrown with brush. Definitely NOT an easy trail. The trail is VERY steep and sandy in parts, making it easy to lose footing. Boy did we use our hiking poles! Monday morning mid-July we didn’t see a sole.

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Kenny Aldrich
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Hiking
First to Review

Not any easy trail. Was steep in sections. The trees around made it easier to have something to grab onto. We climbed the first water fall and found a nice swimming hole, after climbing that one we found an awesome swimming hole that was about 7’ deep in places. Was very enjoyable and quite.

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Joshua Smeton
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Hiking
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