Watery Wednesday #117: Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. May 6, 2007.

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Rainbow Falls in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the tallest waterfall the park.  The water free falls 75 feet from the brink to the pool at the base.  The hike to get to the waterfall is fairly strenuous, but it is definitely worth the effort.  This picture was taken in May a few years ago.

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15 Responses to “Watery Wednesday #117: Rainbow Falls”

  1. Mildred Says:

    Beautiful, especially the location from which you shot the falls from George.

  2. diane Says:

    It is a beautiful big waterfall. I love the little on in front too.

  3. busy bee suz Says:

    Gorgeous waterfall!!!

  4. sandra Says:

    like your christmas header, so sparkly and festive and of course always like the waterfalls.

  5. Loren Says:

    Oh I can just hear the glorious sound of the fall now 🙂 Soo peaceful! I truly think I could sit at a waterfall for days on end 🙂

    Have a blessed Wednesday!

  6. Carmen Henesyy Says:

    I think all waterfalls are beautiful but the most spectacular I’ve ever seen were Iguazu Falls on the Argentinian – Brazilian border. I felt I’d seen the face of God.

  7. Linda G. Says:

    It’s a pretty waterfall. I like how the water has a long fall and then there is a smaller drop.

  8. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    Breathtaking place and your capture is superb! I do love waterfalls and this one is glorious indeed! Have a beautiful day, George!


  9. ewok1993 Says:

    it has a little drop in the bottom too, very pretty.

  10. Manang Kim Says:

    75 feet that is high. I could just imagine the sound of the cascading water could be heard from afar.
    Fountain of Red

  11. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    This is an interesting one! After enlarging, I see that those are actual lines in the rock, very pretty!

  12. Tricia Says:

    What a beauty!

  13. Janis Says:

    gorgeous water fall, my hubs n I were in that area back in Oct, we fell in love with it. Sounds like your nice an cozy in your home with the fire and Christmas tree lite up. Stay warm…its freezing here also!!

  14. Kathy Says:

    I particularly like the falls with the snowflakes from your blog site!

  15. Janie of Utah Says:

    This one’s a beauty, George. I’m sure you and Betsy enjoyed visiting it.

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