Glen Falls

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Glen Falls is a 1.5 mile out and back trail located near Chattanooga, Tennessee that features a waterfall. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking.

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Rob Kent (124)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Easy, short hike. But beautiful and worth checking out.

Baruch Logue (154)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Neat little trail. Really easy hike with opportunities to climb through the creek bed and back into the source stream above the waterfall. Definitely worth it after a big rainfall. On a hot day the canopy provides much cooler temperatures for an enjoyable day.

Erik Bowman (637)

37 Completed14 Reviews

Decent trail that is being developed better. it is right off of Ochs highway. Kinda hard to find. as you go up the mountain it will on your left, downhill, on your right. it is not well marked. Also there is tremendous amount of poison ivy throughout the trail so be very careful to stay on the trail. Otherwise it is a nice short hike. there is a pool that you can wade in at the bottom of the falls.

Kelli Lewis (508)

31 Completed5 Reviews

I really love this trail. It's easy enough to complete quickly, but has enough inclines to give a pretty good workout. Nice overlook just past Glen Falls, and if you keep going after that, the creek that feeds Glen Falls has some nice photo ops as well. I love that it's so close to civilization but is still such a beautiful hike.

I went on a rainy day, and if you do that, and feel the need to step into the creek, you will probably fall! This wasn't my first creek-wading adventure, and I'm usually pretty good at navigating a mossy rock bed, but I still fell twice.

All in all, it's a great hike even for a less experienced hiker.

Daniel Sullins (322)

7 Completed6 Reviews

This is a fairly short trail that leads to a small but beautiful waterfall. The trail follows right beside one of the many visible rock walls on the side of Lookout mountain. There are boulders everywhere near the path that are interesting to look at. The path itself is very well maintained and its a easy stroll to the falls. Once you reach the falls pool look for the trail leading to the top that goes through a tunnel in the rock. Once at the top there is a magnificent rock bed that serves as the path for the stream that feeds the falls. This trail is beautiful any time of the year but especially after a good rain storm so the falls are nice and big. It may be possible to have great views of downtown Chattanooga once the leaves fall from the trees but in the spring its hard to see anything past the tree canopys. This is a special trail that everyone should experience if they have the time and are in the Chattanooga area.

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