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Burgess Falls

Sparta, TN
+1 931-432-5312
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Amazing falls, beautiful hike!

We were impressed with the number of waterfalls on this hike, each one better than the next! The... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Take time to hike Burgess Falls

We enjoyed the ~2 mile hike to the falls where you can see the water "jump" into the lower tier... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Raleigh, NC
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Sparta, TN
+1 931-432-5312
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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
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We enjoyed the ~2 mile hike to the falls where you can see the water "jump" into the lower tier. It is a beautiful gorge where you see water at work. Great place to hike.

Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed 8 May 2016

this is a beautiful peaceful spot. the one trail is harder to walk than the other. you can go to the base of the falls if your healthy... we did not go down but from above it looked like little ants around bushes , which...More

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 1 May 2016

In need of some repairs, but it is a rather easy and short hike and there are great photo opportunites. Short drive off of I-40 and not crowded. Once you reach the top lookout( that has a chain blocking the actual lookout due to erosion)...More

Thank Elly H
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Went June 2015 and had a great time hiking with 5 friends. The waterfall is worth the drive and hike to get to.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

The falls and hike were awesome. Great place to visit. You can also swim at the end of the falls There is a great place to park with bathroom facilities. .

Thank Eulamaecornish
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The most waterfalls for the shortest distance to walk. Beautiful!!! You can hike the main trail or walk the old road (easier walking).

Thank Sparta White Ch... o
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

I grew up and currently have a farm close to Burgess Falls. The Park has 2 Falls, one is the smaller middle falls and the 2nd is the large falls that you see pictured. There's also a lot of history associated with the Falls, from...More

Thank Robbln C
Reviewed 29 July 2015

According to the trail info the trail is moderate to difficult, but we didn't find it to be too bad. There were 12 of us ranging from 1 (she was carried) to mid 40's. We walked the trail to the biggest falls, this trail is...More

1  Thank Eugenna
Reviewed 27 July 2015

As a Geocacher and an outdoor enthusiast this was a great location to visit. My husband whom is neither even enjoyed himself.

Thank acupateaacres
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Kim Z
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
Free, just enjoy the beauty