Smokies F Streams, Watersheds, and Waterfalls. Middle Prong Little River

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Smokies F Streams, Watersheds, and Waterfalls Slide 2 Middle Prong Little River Slide 3 13 Major Watersheds There are over 2,100 miles of streams. There are over 2,100 miles of streams. Little River, West Prong Little Pigeon River, Middle Prong Little Pigeon River, Big Creek, Cataloochee Creek, Oconaluftee River, Deep Creek, Noland Creek, Little River, West Prong Little Pigeon River, Middle Prong Little Pigeon River, Big Creek, Cataloochee Creek, Oconaluftee River, Deep Creek, Noland Creek, Slide 4 Middle prong Little Pigeon River Slide 5 The sinks-Little River, Townsend Slide 6 13 continued Forney Creek, Hazel Creek, Eagle Creek, Twenty mile Creek, Abrams Creek Forney Creek, Hazel Creek, Eagle Creek, Twenty mile Creek, Abrams Creek 9 Minor Stream Systems 9 Minor Stream Systems Threats are mainly tree loss (erosion, temp., food) and pH change (acidity). Threats are mainly tree loss (erosion, temp., food) and pH change (acidity). Slide 7 Slide 8 Middle prong Little River Slide 9 Oconaluftee River Slide 10 Big Creek Slide 11 Indian Creek (Deep Creek) Slide 12 Chasteen Creek (Oconaluftee) Slide 13 Noland Creek Slide 14 Waterfalls Waterfalls are abundant in the GSMNP due to the geology. They are very popular hiking destinations and some can be virtually driven to. The slides to follow are some popular ones, the hiking distance, area, & height of falls. Waterfalls are abundant in the GSMNP due to the geology. They are very popular hiking destinations and some can be virtually driven to. The slides to follow are some popular ones, the hiking distance, area, & height of falls. Slide 15 Juney Whank-Deep Creek,.8 miles, 90 Slide 16 Tom Branch Falls-Deep Creek,.5 miles, 75 Slide 17 Indian Creek Falls-Deep Creek, 1.6 miles, 25 Slide 18 Baskins Falls-Roaring Fork Slide 19 Abrams Falls-Cades Cove, 5 miles, 25 Slide 20 Cataract falls Slide 21 Laurel Falls 2.6 miles, 90, Sugarlands Slide 22 Meigs Falls-Townsend,.4 miles, 30 Slide 23 Grotto Falls-Roaring Fork, 2.4 miles, 25 Slide 24 Ramsay Cascades-Greenbrier, 8 miles, 100 Slide 25 Spruce Flats Falls-Little River Slide 26 Rainbow Falls-Roaring Fork, 5.4 miles, 80 - Slide 27 Cherokee Orchard, Roaring Fork, Gatlinburg Slide 28 Other Waterfalls Chasteen Creek-4 miles, 20, Smokemont Chasteen Creek-4 miles, 20, Smokemont Hen Wallow-4.4 miles, 45, Cosby Hen Wallow-4.4 miles, 45, Cosby Mouse Creek-4 miles, 45, Big Creek Mouse Creek-4 miles, 45, Big Creek Slide 29 Chasteen falls, Hen Wallow Falls Slide 30 Mingo falls-Big Bear-Near Cherokee