Laurel Falls

About Laurel Falls

When hiking in the National Park, no mountain equipment is needed. Comfortable walking shoes with extra socks or hiking boots are recommended for day walks. Be prepared for rain.

Always hike with a map, even if you think you know the route. Download a map for free, or visit any of the Park visitor centers to purchase a map for $1.

When planning a trip to the National Park, always check temporary road and facilities closures.

Difficulty: Easy

Laurel Falls

Address: Little River Gorge Rd
  • Length: 2.5 miles up and back
  • Start: Parking area on Little River Road, east of Elkmont.
  • Features: Paved trail and Laurel Falls. Virgin forest lies beyond falls.
  • Caution: Slippery rocks at falls.


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