Address and Phone:
Cherokee National Forest
Gentry Creek Rd.
Laurel Bloomery, TN 37680
Phone: (423) 476-9700
Fax: (423) 476-9721
Toll Free: (800) 832-1355
The 2.3 mile (each way) Gentry Creek Falls Trail crosses Gentry Creek approximately 14 times, providing hikers with access to spectacular Gentry Creek Falls, a double waterfall approximately 60 feet total in a remote forest setting.
Within Cherokee National Forest, this is one of the most photographed waterfalls in the region. After you see the beautiful 40-foot high double falls, you’ll know why.
From Kingsport, TN:
Take I-81 north to Exit 19 for US-58 towards Damascus.
Continue through Damascus.
Take right (south) when VA-91 and US-58 split.
Proceed back into Tennessee to Laurel Bloomery.
From Mountain City, TN:
Proceed north on TN 91 for 7.7 miles to Laurel Bloomery.
Then for both routes:
Turn at the A-Z Market onto Gentry Creek Road (sign to Pleasant Home Church) and proceed 0.8 miles.
Make right turn onto Star Gap Road.
Then quickly left again ton continue on Gentry Creek Road, which become gravel after 1.1 miles.
Continue on rough gravel road for 1.4 miles and park at road end.
Point of information is that the first cul-de-sac parking lot reached on the gravel road is for Rogers Ridge Horse Trail. Veer to the right to continue back to the dead end cul-de-sac with a trail marker for Gentry Creek Falls.
Get turn-by-turn direction using the interactive map above.
Looking for a day of fun and frolic? Here's a quick list of nearby attractions that you may enjoy.
Date: Dec 14, 2013
Sycamore Shoals hosts Fife & Drum Corps
Location: Elizabethton, TN
Date: Dec 14, 2013
Davy Crockett Birthplace hosts Pioneer 5-Mile Run
Location: Limestone, TN
Date: Dec 5, 2013 - Dec 20, 2013
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents 1940s Christmas Carol
Location: Jonesborough, TN
See more December events »