Juney Whank Falls
Kent Cave Photo
The stream and falls are said to be named after a Mr. Junaluska "Juney" Whank, who may be buried in the area.
Access Trail: Juney Whank Falls Trail
Trailhead: Follow the signs to the national park through downtown Bryson City to Deep Creek Campground. Continue past the campground to the trailhead at the end of Deep Creek Road. Backtrack on foot 0.1 mile along the road to the trail.
Sturdy walking shoes are recommended. Bicycles and pets are prohibited on the trail.
Water recreation is not recommended in the park. Do not climb on rocks around waterfalls or along riverbanks. These rocks are slippery due to mist and algae. Closely supervise children at all times. Please read this important water safety information.
Did You Know?
What lives in Great Smoky Mountains National Park? Although the question sounds simple, it is actually extremely complex. Right now scientists think that we only know about 17 percent of the plants and animals that live in the park, or about 17,000 species of a probable 100,000 different organisms.