The Southern Appalachian region has much to offer visitors. Mingo Falls is a great place for the entire family.
Take a friend or a neighbor to Mingo Falls. The trip inside the falls may be difficult for those with very young children, or the elderly. A trail to the falls is a short one about 1/4 mile, but before gaining access to the trail one must go up about 100 steps.
The spectacular view of Mingo Falls is well worth the effort. A bridge is situated below the falls, one must look up to see the falls flowing down. The estimated height of Mingo Falls is 150 feet.
Mingo Falls pictured in this article was visited after a heavy rain. The water looked muddy and it flowed heavily. The person who was there taking the photographs, a nature lover known as "Mountain Scruffy", said "the view was simply spectacular."
Mingo Falls is located in Cherokee, North Carolina. Also the falls is located inside an Indian Reservation. Making a day or weekend trip to Mingo Falls means there are other interesting, historical spots to visit nearby.
A lot of information has been written about Mingo Falls, an interesting site found was http://www.ncwaterfalls.com/mingo1.htm . The site has detailed information about Mingo Falls and also wonderful photographs and driving directions.
Another site, http://www.greatsmokies.com/waterfalls.html , is a great site for learning more interesting facts about Mingo Falls and about other attractions in the area. The site details more waterfalls, and also a nearby shopping center where you can buy t-shirts, postcards, teddy bears and much more.
Mingo Falls is a place for all those who enjoy spectacular waterfalls. One of the most beautiful waterfalls in the region, Mingo Falls, is a day or weekend trip the whole family will love.