Meigs Creek Trail

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

Distance3.4mi
Elevation Gain1,650ft
Trailhead Elevation1,562ft
Top2,411ft
Elevation Min/Max1546/2411ft
Elevation Start/End1562/1562ft

Meigs Creek Trail

Meigs Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Sevier County and Blount County, Tennessee. It is within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 1,562 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,650 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. This trail connects with the following: Lumber Ridge Trail and Meigs Mountain Trail.

Meigs Creek Trail Professional Guides

Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee (Falcon Guides)
Johnny Molloy
View more trails from this guide book
"Start this waterfall walk at the popular and auto-accessible Sinks, where a cataract and huge pool attract visitors. Leave the Sinks and climb over a ridge, then enter the Meigs Creek Valley. Several creek crossings later, you arrive at solitude-filled, 18-foot Meigs Creek Falls, which froths in a sheet over an angled rock slab. our starting point—the Sinks—can be as busy as Meigs Creek Falls is quiet. It is an interesting contrast, especially in summer, when throngs of swimmers congregate at the huge swimming hole below the 12-foot Sinks waterfall. All it takes is the moderate climb out of the Little River Valley." Read more

Meigs Creek Trail Reviews

With no reviews, your opinion of this trail could be huge! Help other outdoor enthusiasts today.

Meigs Creek Trail Photos

Show off your photography skills ... post your pics of this trail!

Trail Information

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Nearby City
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Parks
Waterfalls
Features
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 107 Park Headquarters Rd., Gatlinburg, TN 37738, (865) 436-1200, www.nps.gov/grsm
Local Contacts
Great Smoky Mountains National Park; USGS Wear Cove
Local Maps