Phil Perkins Photography

Return To Benton Falls

Located in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee, inside the Cherokee National Forest, the Chilhowee Recreation Area is home to Benton Falls.

Driving 7 miles up the mountain along Oswald Road, several scenic overlooks provide excellent morning views –

It’s $3 parking for a day pass, where visitors can enjoy bicycling, camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking and water activities. And, there are picnic tables, drinking water and toilets available. Dogs allowed.

From the trailhead, hikers can enjoy views of the scenic 7-acre Lake McCamy, including a quiet beach and clean water for swimming.

Continuing to Benton Falls, it’s a 3 mile out and back hike along a heavily trafficked trail of mostly hard-pack sand, with some rocks.

Benton Falls

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When it was time to depart, I once again enjoyed expansive views along the drive down the mountain –

Thanks For Stopping By

Also: see my first visit to Benton Falls.


6 responses to “Return To Benton Falls”

  1. tiffanyarpdaleo Avatar

    Wow, Phil, this place is gorgeous, and your photography captures it so well!

    1. Phil Avatar

      Thank you for your kind words, Tiffany ~ glad you like it 🙂

  2. Singh Lovely Avatar

    Osm 👍 nice captured ✨

    1. Phil Avatar

      Thanks, Singh ~ glad you like it!

  3. travelling_han Avatar

    Wow these photos are beautiful 🙂

    1. Phil Avatar

      Thanks ~ glad you like it 🙂

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