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Porters Creek Trail
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Activity Type Creek Access, Hiking
Features Waterfall, Scenic, Wildflowers, Unpaved road to trail head
Recommended Age 3-5 yr, 6-8 yr, 9-12 yr, 13+ yr
Family Activity Cost* Free
Duration 1/2 day
  • 4 miles total, 699 ft. climb, 2642 ft. peak, easy hike.

  • Last 6 mile drive to the trail head is unpaved, thus less crowded trail.

  • Beautiful creekside hike in Greenbrier area. Mostly shaded and cool on the trail. Spectacular wildflowers in spring.

  • It has two footbridges above the rushing water. You can turn around at the waterfalls (at about 2 miles) or continue to the end, which ends in a campground. You can also do a short side trip to see old farm and home stead.

  • Slippery rocks near the water.

  • Parking is limited.

  • GPS is of the parking lot.

  • *Estimate based on a family of 4 with 5, 8 yr. old kids for the least expensive activity offered.

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    Gatlinburg, TN
    35.69696, -83.38773