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Twisting Falls (Compression Falls)


Twisting Falls (Compression Falls)
County Carter County, TN
Elevation 2,300 ft
Latitude 36.231483
Longitude -81.975443

Twisting/Compression Falls (aka Poga Falls) are located on the Elk River in the Poga area of Carter County, TN. This is one of the biggest waterfalls in the Northeast TN/Western NC area I have been to. It is absolutely beautiful. It is extremely remote and also the most difficult hike I have ever been on. It is around a 400 foot elevation change in less than half a mile. It is as close to rock climbing as you can get without actually rock climbing. It was well worth it.

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