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Beatiful waterfalls!

Hiked to bottom It was a short hike but was steep in places. The water was super cold the day I... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Worth Your Time

While it is a somewhat difficult descent to the falls, it is well worth it and not worth a “1” on... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
David K
Longs, South Carolina
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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All reviews worth the effort easy hike short hike swim hole beautiful waterfall beautiful site panhandle trash stream nature rocks climb trail tn descent mile yard
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Nice little swim hole but needs to be marked Better. Be very careful after a rain because it is super slick!

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Hiked to bottom It was a short hike but was steep in places. The water was super cold the day I visited. However there were some teenagers enjoying the swimming hole. Would recommend but need to be able to hike up a short but steep...More

1  Thank tnbiker
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

While it is a somewhat difficult descent to the falls, it is well worth it and not worth a “1” on any scale. Several places along the short trail to view of climb down to the pre-falls stream but Care is needed the entire time....More

3  Thank David K
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Great trails and beautiful location. Easy to find and easy to get to. I would not recommend children under 6 as the terrain is extremely rugged. Nice icy cold water pools in two locations for swimming. Planning to go back with just the wife.

5  Thank JayAdamG
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Blue Hole is a stunning display of nature. There is no way to capture it's beauty on a cool misty day. Photos will not do this place justice- must be seen in person. While it is a short distance from where you park to the...More

6  Thank sarah s
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We went to Blue Holes Falls because it had excellent reviews, but my family, and I didn’t like it at all. I have a one year old, and didn’t realize how steep the steps were, and slippery. I didn’t wear hiking shoes, and one wrong...More

2  Thank murphylovers
Reviewed 3 July 2018

A short, steep walk to a gorgeous waterfall, pool of refreshing water and rock formations with beautiful blooming rhododendrons surrounding the entire area. Make sure you wear tennis shoes. May be treacherous if it has been raining.

1  Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Took my mother + twins out to swim, but very shady individuals scowling as we parked. The Blue Hole's history was a sacred spot that has been tainted by true "backwoods neighbors" that hate the tourist season. Used my Waze mapping system to find it...More

15  Thank PeachTea18
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

The water was extremely cold so cold my family swimed in our clothes lol, under the falls in alot of places are extremely slick & you can fall pretty easy. Alot of crazy people would run & jump off of the falls at the top,...More

3  Thank tiffani h
Reviewed 1 May 2018

WOW - really not something I expected. What a gorgeous hidden gem this "Blue Hole" is indeed. The round-walk is truly worth the drive to this attraction. A few climbs down to the water up stream provide additional wonderful views (see photos). The main attraction...More

4  Thank 882wolfgangs
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16 October 2018|
Response from 882wolfgangs | Reviewed this property |
Highway 91 - turn left on Panhandle road . There are small signs only .
2 October 2018|
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Response from 882wolfgangs | Reviewed this property |
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Tammy C
2 July 2018|
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Response from 882wolfgangs | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t measure but deep enough for a swim.