6 Little Known Waterfalls In North Carolina Hiding In The Smoky Mountains

While the Blue Ridge Mountains get all of the attention, the Smoky Mountains are just as incredible. They’re also home to some amazing waterfalls you might’ve never heard of. With over 276,000 acres of remote, primitive forest, it can be an adventure just getting there, but totally worth it.

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North Carolina is home to so many waterfalls, yet these six are truly stunning. Although we share the Great Smoky Mountains with TN, it seems like we have the better end of the deal! Have you ever visited any of these waterfalls?

If you’re looking for something truly different in the Smoky Mountains, how about venturing down the Road to Nowhere?