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Burgess Falls

Sparta, TN
+1 931-432-5312
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Good Day Out

We visited here on our trip to the southern states of the USA. It is a fantastic place and a must... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kitchenfloor
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Truro, United Kingdom
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
cityslickerman
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“short hike” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here on our trip to the southern states of the USA. It is a fantastic place and a must when in this part of the USA

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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

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Reviewed 1 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
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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.

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Reviewed 24 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 17 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
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Reviewed 9 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
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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
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Amanda L
17 September 2017|
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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
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Kim Z
5 September 2016|
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
Free, just enjoy the beauty
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