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Yahoo Falls

Big South Fork National Recreation Area, Whitley City, KY
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D I Z Z Y .. D R O P

I wanted to see one the best waterfalls in KY/TN and this little gem captivated me when I saw the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
doublemdoublet
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Clifton, Virginia
Tallest Waterfall in KY - must see if you are into that sort of thing

I like visiting the tallest waterfalls, heighest points etc. in different states so this was a must... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Joe L
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Paducah, Kentucky
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“great hike” (6 reviews)
“scenic area” (3 reviews)
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Big South Fork National Recreation Area, Whitley City, KY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to see one the best waterfalls in KY/TN and this little gem captivated me when I saw the pictures. Yes, it is remote to drive to but once you park the car it's a new short walk into this lush landscape. The best...More

Thank doublemdoublet
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I like visiting the tallest waterfalls, heighest points etc. in different states so this was a must see for us. It is best to visit after rains but the trails will be muddy.

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Its a fun trail. Its pretty there is a bathroom at the being with running water. Google maps kinda got us lost there is signs once you get down there to follow. Make sure you take water and a snack there are some stairs but...More

1  Thank 2011bmmble
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I visited with my daughter and three grandchildren ages 5 and 6. There were public bathrooms located at the beginning of the trail which were fairly clean and sufficiently equipped. We choose the arch trail because it was about the distance we thought the children...More

1  Thank RondaG69
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We took the hike along the top to an overlook, because we didn't have the legs for steps. Unfortunately, it wasn't a very good view from the overlook because it was all overgrown, but it didn't seem to have much water in the falls that...More

Thank JStarkey2
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the falls in June and as you can see from the picture not a lot of water but it was still really pretty and a great hike.

Thank Chaminn T
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We typically see a falls on our spring vacation, but this was the best. For the first time, we were able to get behind the falls. And there was a neat creek to cross to get there.

Thank AquatenniiaT
Reviewed 23 May 2017

it is a bit of a hike with several stairs but the view is worth it when you get to see the beauty of the falls!!!!

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Walked the 1.27 mile loop. Took the stairs down, walked the trail, up and over the falls, then back to parking lot. Many wild flowers on this trail. The falls only has water in it shortly after rains. Drys up during summer. Restrooms are flushable,...More

Thank twdenman
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Ironic that the falls get top billing but there is so much more to this place. Extended walk to Yahoo Arch (a natural bridge) has a lightly travelled path with multiple switchbacks and vistas from ridge height and down to stream elevation. The zigzag path...More

Thank SteveHereNow
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