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Burgess Falls

Sparta, TN
+1 931-432-5312
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Real country, awesome views and beautiful sounds of birds and waterfalls.

Recently visited the Burgess Falls park and was again blessed to see the creation of the hand of a... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Three falls in a short hike

This is a beautiful hike showing three magnificent waterfalls with the largest being at the end. If... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Cathy L
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Sparta, TN
+1 931-432-5312
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Recently visited the Burgess Falls park and was again blessed to see the creation of the hand of a mighty GOD! It easy hiking and the climb up is very gradual and the views of the falls and the gorge around it are worth the...More

Thank cityslickerman
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful hike showing three magnificent waterfalls with the largest being at the end. If you have difficulty hiking or climbing up stairs, I suggest walking the service road to the big falls and then walking the trail to the other two. This...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Went on a hike with a three year old to Burgess Falls. It is a great place for a family picnic and hike. Also, there is a nice playground to use after the hike.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The hike is beautiful. The waterfalls... yes waterfalls. Three to be exact. Are magnificent!!! The views are amazing to see. Bring a meal for a nice picnic and enjoy the great outdoors and God's free beauty!!

Thank judy177
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Burgess Falls isn't just a single water falls...it's actually a number of falls cascading over a number of drops over the course of about half to three quarters of a mile. You can start a walk along the river starting at the top most falls,...More

Thank Jbx1954
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Visited Burgess Falls State Park to watch the 2017 eclipse on the line of maximum totality. Great park for a great show. The Burgess Falls Park Rangers/Staff were awesome, directing traffic, keeping people safe, providing flyers on eclipse timing and free eclipse glasses along with...More

Thank wrlang
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a good place to play and cook out up top with children, but walking down to the bottom of the falls with children I do not recommend. I believe as of now you can only see the top of the falls, not the...More

Thank veronica J
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a great hike. It is easy to moderate unless you go beneath the falls. There is also an easy gravel way to the falls. The falls is also pretty especially with all the rain we've had this year. There are picnic tables, a...More

Thank Wildred V
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is one of the most awesome "series" of waterfalls you'll ever see here in the U.S.. Sadly the observation decks have not been repaired yet from a major storm/landslide several years ago. You can still "see" the falls, but only get a really good...More

Thank Budd L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were impressed with the number of waterfalls on this hike, each one better than the next! The water was high, muddy, and absolutely roaring when we were there. The sheer power of the water was amazing. Parts of the area were closed due to...More

Thank tccampa
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Amanda L
17 September 2017|
Response from Budd L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it will lack much of the color from hardwood trees, The hike will still have pine and cedar trees and the set of waterfalls will be as beautiful as ever, maybe better since they will have plenty of water rushing... More
Kim Z
6 September 2016|
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
Free, just enjoy the beauty