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Coker Creek Falls

Lake, River, or Waterfall
Alan Cressler

Coker Creek Falls Trail is a 4.7 mile out and back trail located near Coker Creek, Tennessee. The Coker Creek Falls Trail is a moderately difficult trail within the Cherokee National Forest with a series of beautiful waterfalls and swimming holes. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

How to Get There

From Highway 68, turn onto County Road 625, and after about 0.75 miles, take a left onto Ducket Ridge (NFSR 22). After 2.25 more miles, turn left on NFSR 2138 and the trail-head will be at the end of the road.

Recreational Opportunities

Hiking, swimming, birding, gold panning.

This area flourishes with rhododendron, mountain laurel, and a variety of ferns in the spring and summer. Also, Coker Creek Falls is tucked into a corner of Tennessee that is the only spot in the state ever to have produced gold, so you might see people panning for it along the hike.


Seasons Accessible

Year round.

Nearby Places