Turtletown Falls Hike


View of Turtletown Falls in Cherokee National Forest

This easy hike allows for visitors to the popular Turtletown Falls.  For a bonus waterfall, hike further down stream to see the lower falls before leaving.

General Information

Directions:

 

Directions to Forest Trail 185, Turtletown Falls Trail:

Coming From South on HWY 68 – From Hwy 64 intersection in Ducktown‐travel ~12 miles north on Hwy 68. Turn Left on Old Farner Road (County Rd 2317) for ~1 mile.  Turn right on Apalachia Tunnel Rd (NFSR 1166).  Trailhead will be ~1.25 miles at the end of the road.

Coming from the North on HWY 68 –After crossing the Hiwassee River, drive ~ 1.5 miles and turn right on Old Farner Road (County Rd 2317) for ~1 mile.  Turn right on Apalachia Tunnel Rd (NFSR 1166).  Trailhead will be ~1.25 miles at the end of the road.


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  Latitude : 
35.160645

  Longitude : 
-84.336616