Juney Whank Falls
Height of Falls: 90'
Round-Trip Hike: 0.8 mi.
Difficulty: Easy / Hourly
Juney Whank Falls is divided into an upper and lower section. Both can be viewed from the footbridge which crosses the Juney Whank Branch at the falls. The upper and lower section combine to drop 90 feet from the top to the bottom. The stream and falls are said to be named after Junaluska "Juney" Whank, who may have been buried in the area.
The trail to Juney Whank Falls is 0.8 miles round trip and is considered to be moderate in difficulty. It usually takes between one and two hours to hike to the waterfall and back.
To access the Juney Whank Falls trailhead, follow the signs to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park through downtown Bryson City to the 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.