The Sinks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Outdoor Activity · Hidden Gem
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  • We stopped at the Sinks on our trip to the Smokies over the July 4th holiday. This is one stop we make each trip to the Smokies. Parking is VERY tight here and VERY limited. So, be prepared to go.....  more »
  • There's a very small parking area that will fit maybe 15 cars. You can see the sinks from the sidewalk off the parking area. Or, you can take a very short walk up a few steps to get another look from....  more »
  • This place is one of the only falls we visited that we were able to swim at. It's very cold, even here in the beginning of August. There are plenty of rocks to admire and jump off of, although caution must be used. There are signs up advising to use caution. It's right off of the main road. It's a very small hike down to a safe pool below the falls.
  • Interesting waterfall that you can admire from a distance. The rock formations do not really accommodate an up close look. You can swim and jump off a rock ledge right after the waterfall, but you should make sure you are a strong swimmer.
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