Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee  by Johnny Molloy

273pp/guides/maps
ISBN: 9780762794850

How fortunate we are to have preserved lands laced with trails that lead to varied waterfalls! The foresight of creating parks that protect waterfalls and building trails within them benefits us greatly, lending opportunities to experience the aquatic splendor that runs through Tennessee. These destinations also harbor natural beauty for which Tennessee is known, from the mountaintop cataracts to waterfalls flowing through the hills along the Natchez Trace. May the hikes presented in this book help you explore and appreciate the waterfalls of the Volunteer State. Enjoy.

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Trails from the "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 75.
... Preview: Perhaps the most famous falls in Tennessee, certainly within the boundaries of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Abrams Falls is a powerful rumbler. Here, the entirety of Abrams Creek drops ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Gatlinburg, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This gem of a 40-foot waterfall spills in faucet fashion through a rock crevice and is one highlight in a Cherokee National Forest recreation area developed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation C ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Greeneville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.3
... Preview: This hike starts at one of Tennessee’s iconic cataracts—Bald River Falls. The 90-foot showstopper is visible from the trailhead. You will then hike up Bald River Trail, entering the Bald River Gorge W ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Tellico Plains, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: With two more popular waterfalls nearby, this Smoky Mountain cataract is undeservedly overlooked. The hike travels hill and hollow to reach appropriately named Falls Branch. Here, descend past pioneer ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Gatlinburg, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: This popular waterfall starts at a popular Chilhowee Campground, atop a mountain in the Cherokee National Forest. The wide trail first takes you by a lake, then intertwines with bike trails before des ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Tellico Plains, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Buckeye Falls stakes its claim to being the highest in the East—along with others. However, when it’s flowing well there’s no mistaking that this is one high, yet hard to view, cataract. The hike to r ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Greeneville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This destination is more than just one waterfall, though 136-foot Burgess Falls is clearly the jewel in the “triple crown” that also includes roaring Middle Falls and cascading Upper Falls. A fine tra ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Sparta, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: A series of short and gratifying nature trails explore two waterfalls with a wow factor, set at Fall Creek Falls State Park. First head to 40-foot Cane Creek Cascades, enjoying it from below, above, a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Pikeville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This slide waterfall is hidden deep in the Sampson Mountain Wilderness, on a tributary of Clark Creek. The hike starts up Clark Creek Trail and its many fords. Next, you turn up Chigger Branch, hemmed ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Greeneville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: This easy waterfall walk starts at a small, remote picnic area and follows Coker Creek to a series of cascades also known as the Seven Sisters. The cascades fall in seven stages, the last of which is ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Tellico Plains, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.4
... Preview: It is less than a mile to reach this multitiered cataract. Gently descend on a fine path, switchbacking downhill to reach Conasauga Creek. Soak in stream views before arriving at the impressive waterf ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Tellico Plains, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: While this waterfall may not be Tennessee’s greatest waterfall, it certainly is in the running for best waterfall moniker. Named for its mother stream, Coon Den Branch, this 80-foot cascade discharges ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Greeneville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: This fall is named after Tennessee legend David Crockett (who never went by Davy), and it’s located at the state park bearing his name. The wide but short fall is a landmark at the state park. During ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Lawrenceburg, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: This hike passes 15-foot Crystal Falls, an arch, and a rockhouse, then makes its way through the Hidden Passage in the first mile. From there, walk along a cliffline above Thompson Creek, gaining view ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Jamestown, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: This torrent is the centerpiece of a newer Tennessee state park. Cummins Falls occurs where brawling Blackburn Fork—a state scenic river—drops into an impressive canyon. A short walk takes you to a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Cookeville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: Check out a pair of waterfalls at Frozen Head State Park, one of Tennessee’s finest state preserves. You will head up North Prong Flat Fork, in a richly wooded, richly flowered and richly geological v ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Wartburg, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: There are a lot of creek crossings—12—en route to two less-visited cataracts in the upper Laurel Fork valley. The numerous fords, easily achieved at normal summer water levels, leave this aquatic trek ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Greeneville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This fun hike is a highlight of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Begin at the outdoor hub of Bandy Creek, complete with visitor center and campground. Delve into the Fall Branch cany ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Oneida, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: Take a hike to the namesake cataract of Tennessee’s most popular state park. Truly a gem of the Volunteer State, Fall Creek Falls, the plateau’s highest tumbler, drops 256 feet over a stone precipice ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Pikeville, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: The beauty of Fall Hollow Falls will surprise the casual tourist pulling over on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Despite the fact that this is a low-volume watershed, visitors will be rewarded with two cat ... From the guidebook "Hiking Waterfalls in Tennessee"
Hohenwald, TN - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.4

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