Fall Creek Falls, Fall Creek Falls State Park

4.6
#13 of 139 in Nature in Tennessee
Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
To see the highest free-falling waterfall east of the Mississippi, hike the trails of Fall Creek Falls. Nestled in an area renowned for its geological formations and scenic overlooks, this state park spans over 8,000 hectares (20,000 acres). The park's namesake waterfall plunges from a height of 78 m (256 ft), creating a large pool of crystalline water surrounded by steep rocks covered in dense vegetation. The park also contains several caves, including one with the second-largest cavern chamber in the U.S. Open year-round, the site houses a restaurant, inn, 18-hole golf course, swimming pool, and three large campgrounds. Print or download a map of the park's trails and facilities before you visit. Plan to visit Fall Creek Falls and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Fall Creek Falls State Park attractions using our Fall Creek Falls State Park route planning website.
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  • We had a lovely cabin and fished off the back porch which i so enjoyed. It was my 82 yr old mothers bucket list request and it was great for all of us. We stayed 2 nights and slept wonderful. The...  more »
  • Definitely the best state park we have ever been to. Nice campsites ( some do not have sewer) Beautiful waterfalls. The camp-store has everything. Fishing is easily accessible from the dock or shore.....  more »
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  • We didn’t see much of water there, may be bad day. State park looks good though.
  • Awesome beautiful place to visit. Great for kids a lot of stuff to do and see.
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