Gentry Creek Falls

Address: Cherokee National Forest Gentry Creek Rd. Laurel Bloomery, TN 37680 Contact Email: info@fs.fed.us Phone: (423) 476-9700 Fax: (423) 476-9721 Toll-free: (800) 832-1355
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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.

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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.


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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.

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